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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0