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LocalFileSettingsProvider.GetPropertyValues Method

Returns the collection of setting property values for the specified application instance and settings property group.

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

public override SettingsPropertyValueCollection GetPropertyValues(
	SettingsContext context,
	SettingsPropertyCollection properties
)

Parameters

context
Type: System.Configuration.SettingsContext
properties
Type: System.Configuration.SettingsPropertyCollection

A SettingsPropertyCollection containing the settings property group whose values are to be retrieved.

Return Value

Type: System.Configuration.SettingsPropertyValueCollection
A SettingsPropertyValueCollection containing the values for the specified settings property group.

ExceptionCondition
ConfigurationErrorsException

A user-scoped setting was encountered but the current configuration only supports application-scoped settings.

The GetPropertyValues method also manages the special application settings type ConnectionString. Connection strings are stored in a special section of the configuration file delimited by the element <connectionstrings>.

Caution noteCaution:

LocalFileSettingsProvider does not use encryption to persist any settings. Therefore, do not store plain text passwords or other sensitive information using this provider without taking additional precautions, such as separately encrypting the information within the configuration file. For more information, see Encrypting Configuration Information Using Protected Configuration.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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
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