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SectionInformation.Type Property

Gets or sets the section class name.

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

Public Property Type As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the class that is associated with this ConfigurationSection section.


The selected value is Nothing or an empty string ("").


The selected value conflicts with a value that is already defined.

The Type property returns the name of the section class that handles this instance of the ConfigurationSection class.

The following example shows how to get the Type value of a ConfigurationSection object.

Public Shared Sub GetSectionType() 
    Dim sInfo As SectionInformation = _

    Dim sectionType As String = sInfo.Type
    Console.WriteLine("Section type: {0}", _

End Sub 'GetSectionType

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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