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ElementInformation.Properties Property

Gets a PropertyInformationCollection collection of the properties in the associated ConfigurationElement object.

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

public PropertyInformationCollection Properties { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Configuration.PropertyInformationCollection
A PropertyInformationCollection collection of the properties in the associated ConfigurationElement object.

The properties of a ConfigurationElement object are the attributes and subelements associated with that configuration element in the configuration file.

The following example shows how to get the Properties collection.


static public void GetElementProperties()
{

    // Get the current configuration file.
    System.Configuration.Configuration config =
            ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration(
            ConfigurationUserLevel.None);

    // Get the section.
    UrlsSection section =
        (UrlsSection)config.GetSection("MyUrls");

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

    // Get the element properties.
    PropertyInformationCollection properties =
        url.ElementInformation.Properties;

    foreach (PropertyInformation prop in properties)
    {
        Console.WriteLine(
            "Name: {0} Type: {1}", prop.Name,
            prop.Type.ToString());
    }

}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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