ElementInformation.Validator Property

Definition

Gets the object used to validate the associated ConfigurationElement object.

public:
 property System::Configuration::ConfigurationValidatorBase ^ Validator { System::Configuration::ConfigurationValidatorBase ^ get(); };
public System.Configuration.ConfigurationValidatorBase Validator { get; }
member this.Validator : System.Configuration.ConfigurationValidatorBase
Public ReadOnly Property Validator As ConfigurationValidatorBase

Property Value

ConfigurationValidatorBase

The object used to validate the associated ConfigurationElement object.

Examples

The following example shows how to use the Validator property.

static public void GetElementValidator()
{
    // Get the current configuration file.
    System.Configuration.Configuration config =
            ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration(
            ConfigurationUserLevel.None);

    // Get the section.
    UrlsSection section =
        (UrlsSection)config.GetSection("MyUrls");

    // Get the element.
    UrlConfigElement url = section.Simple;

    // Get the element source file.
    ConfigurationValidatorBase elValidator =
        url.ElementInformation.Validator;

    Console.WriteLine("Url element validator: {0}",
                    elValidator.ToString());
}
Public Shared Sub GetElementValidator() 

    ' Get the current configuration file.
    Dim config _
    As System.Configuration.Configuration = _
    ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration( _
    ConfigurationUserLevel.None)

    ' Get the section.
    Dim section As UrlsSection = _
    CType(config.GetSection("MyUrls"), UrlsSection)
    
    ' Get the element.
    Dim url As UrlConfigElement = _
    section.Simple
    
    ' Get the element source file.
    Dim elValidator _
    As ConfigurationValidatorBase = _
    url.ElementInformation.Validator
    
    Console.WriteLine("Url element validator: {0}", _
    elValidator.ToString())

End Sub

Remarks

A validator object is not required, and this property may return null.

Applies to