SectionInformation.IsDeclared Property


Gets a value that indicates whether the associated configuration section is declared in the configuration file.

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

Public ReadOnly Property IsDeclared As Boolean

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if this ConfigurationSection is declared in the configuration file; otherwise, false. The default is true.

The examples in this section show how to get the IsDeclared property value after accessing the related section information in the configuration file.

The following example gets the SectionInformation object.

' Get the current configuration file.
Dim config _
As System.Configuration.Configuration = _
ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration( _

' Get the section.
Dim section As UrlsSection = _
CType(config.GetSection("MyUrls"), UrlsSection)

Dim sInfo As SectionInformation = _

The following example gets the IsDeclared value.

Dim declared As Boolean = _
Console.WriteLine("Section declared?: {0}", _

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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