EntityConnectionStringBuilder.Item Property (String)


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Gets or sets the value associated with the specified key. In C#, this property is the indexer.

Namespace:   System.Data.EntityClient
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

public override object this[
	string keyword
] { get; set; }


Type: System.String

The key of the item to get or set.

Property Value

Type: System.Object

The value associated with the specified key.

Exception Condition

keyword is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


Tried to add a key that does not exist in the available keys.


Invalid value in the connection string (specifically, a Boolean or numeric value was expected but not supplied).

Because the EntityConnectionStringBuilder contains a fixed-size dictionary, trying to add a key that does not exist in the dictionary throws a KeyNotFoundException.

For valid keyword/value syntax, see ConnectionString.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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