SpecialSetting Enumeration

Note: This enumeration is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Specifies the special setting category of a application settings property.

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

public enum SpecialSetting
public enum SpecialSetting
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.

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

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0