ConfigurationSectionGroup.IsDeclared Property


Gets a value that indicates whether this ConfigurationSectionGroup object is declared.

 property bool IsDeclared { bool get(); };
public bool IsDeclared { get; }
member this.IsDeclared : bool
Public ReadOnly Property IsDeclared As Boolean

Property Value


true if this ConfigurationSectionGroup is declared; otherwise, false. The default is false.


The following code example determines whether this instance of ConfigurationSectionGroup is declared. This is part of a larger example provided in the overview for the ConfigurationSectionGroup class.

indent("Is Group Declared?: " + sectionGroup.IsDeclared);
indent("Is Group Declared?: " + _


If the section group is declared in the configuration file, the IsDeclared property returns true.

The IsDeclared property returns false if this section is inherited from Machine.config or a parent configuration file.

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