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HttpContext.GetSection Method

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
Not applicable.



The configuration section path (in XPath format) and the configuration element 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 Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0