HttpContext.GetSection Method

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

Gets a specified configuration section for the current application's default configuration.

Namespace: System.Web
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public Object GetSection (
	string sectionName
public Object GetSection (
	String sectionName
public function GetSection (
	sectionName : String
) : Object



The configuration section path (in XPath format) and name.

Return Value

The specified ConfigurationSection, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the section does not exist, or an internal object if the section is not accessible at run time.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, 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

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