NameValueFileSectionHandler Class


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Provides access to a configuration file. This type supports the .NET Framework configuration infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

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


public class NameValueFileSectionHandler : IConfigurationSectionHandler


Initializes a new instance of the NameValueFileSectionHandler class.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreate(Object, Object, XmlNode)

Creates a new configuration handler and adds it to the section-handler collection based on the specified parameters.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The file attribute of the <appSettings> section specifies a relative path to an external file that contains custom application-configuration settings. The details provided in the file act as an <appSettings> section in the configuration file. The file is accessed using the NameValueFileSectionHandler class. The file's root element must match the section referring to it.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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