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SpecialSetting Enumeration

Specifies the special setting category of a application settings property.

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

public enum SpecialSetting

Member nameDescription
ConnectionStringThe configuration property represents a connection string, typically for a data store or network resource.
WebServiceUrlThe configuration property represents a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) to a Web service.

The SpecialSetting enumeration defines a set of special categories that are applied to application settings properties with the SpecialSettingAttribute class.

Caution noteCaution

The default settings provider, LocalFileSettingsProvider, does not encrypt or otherwise protect connection strings. It simple stores this type of settings in a separate <connectionstrings> section in the appropriate configuration file.

.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.