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CompilationSection.Explicit Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to use the Microsoft Visual Basic explicit compile option.

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

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("explicit", DefaultValue = true)]
public bool Explicit { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the Visual Basic explicit compile option is enabled; otherwise, false. false specifies that the Visual Basic explicit compile option is disabled. The default is true.

This property specifies the setting of the Microsoft Visual Basic explicit compile option. When set to true, the Visual Basic explicit compile option is enabled. When the option is enabled, all variables must be explicitly declared using a Dim, Private, Public, or ReDim statement. The default is true.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Explicit property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the CompilationSection class.


// Display Explicit property.
Console.WriteLine("Explicit: {0}",
  configSection.Explicit);

// Set Explicit property.
configSection.Explicit = true;


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.
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