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ElementInformation.Errors Property

Gets the errors for the associated element and subelements

Namespace:  System.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)

public ICollection Errors { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.ICollection
The collection containing the errors for the associated element and subelements

The following example shows how to use the Errors collection.

static public void GetElementErrors()
    // Get the current configuration file.
    System.Configuration.Configuration config =

    // Get the section.
    UrlsSection section =

    // Get the element.
    UrlConfigElement url = section.Simple;

    // Get the errors.
    ICollection errors = 
    Console.WriteLine("Number of errors: {0)",


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The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0