NameValueConfigurationCollection NameValueConfigurationCollection NameValueConfigurationCollection NameValueConfigurationCollection Class

Definition

Contains a collection of NameValueConfigurationElement objects. This class cannot be inherited.

public ref class NameValueConfigurationCollection sealed : System::Configuration::ConfigurationElementCollection
[System.Configuration.ConfigurationCollection(typeof(System.Configuration.NameValueConfigurationElement), AddItemName="add", ClearItemsName="clear", CollectionType=System.Configuration.ConfigurationElementCollectionType.AddRemoveClearMap, RemoveItemName="remove")]
[System.Configuration.ConfigurationCollection(typeof(System.Configuration.NameValueConfigurationElement))]
public sealed class NameValueConfigurationCollection : System.Configuration.ConfigurationElementCollection
type NameValueConfigurationCollection = class
    inherit ConfigurationElementCollection
Public NotInheritable Class NameValueConfigurationCollection
Inherits ConfigurationElementCollection
Inheritance
Attributes

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to use the NameValueConfigurationCollection type.

#region Using directives

using System;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Web.Configuration;
using System.Collections;
using System.Text;

#endregion

namespace Samples.AspNet
{
    class UsingNameValueConfigurationCollection
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            try
            {
                // Set the path of the config file.
                // Make sure that you have a Web site on the
                // same server called TestConfig.
                string configPath = "/TestConfig";

                // Get the Web application configuration object.
                Configuration config =
                  WebConfigurationManager.OpenWebConfiguration(configPath);

                // Get the section related object.
                AnonymousIdentificationSection configSection =
                  (AnonymousIdentificationSection)config.GetSection
                  ("system.web/anonymousIdentification");

                // Display title and info.
                Console.WriteLine("Configuration Info");
                Console.WriteLine();

                // Display Config details.
                Console.WriteLine("File Path: {0}",
                  config.FilePath);
                Console.WriteLine("Section Path: {0}",
                  configSection.SectionInformation.Name);
                Console.WriteLine();

                // Create a NameValueConfigurationCollection object.
                NameValueConfigurationCollection myNameValConfigCollection =
                  new NameValueConfigurationCollection();

                foreach (PropertyInformation propertyItem in
                  configSection.ElementInformation.Properties)
                {
                    // Assign  domain name.
                    if (propertyItem.Name == "domain")
                        propertyItem.Value = "MyDomain";

                    if (propertyItem.Value != null)
                    {
                        // Enable SSL for cookie exchange.
                        if (propertyItem.Name == "cookieRequireSSL")
                            propertyItem.Value = true;

                        NameValueConfigurationElement nameValConfigElement =
                            new NameValueConfigurationElement
                                (propertyItem.Name.ToString(), propertyItem.Value.ToString());

                        // Add a NameValueConfigurationElement
                        // to the collection.
                        myNameValConfigCollection.Add(nameValConfigElement);
                       
                    }
                }

                // Count property.
                Console.WriteLine("Collection Count: {0}",
                 myNameValConfigCollection.Count);

                // Item property.
                Console.WriteLine("Value of property 'enabled': {0}",
                 myNameValConfigCollection["enabled"].Value);

                // Display the contents of the collection.
                foreach (NameValueConfigurationElement configItem
                  in myNameValConfigCollection)
                {
                    Console.WriteLine();
                    Console.WriteLine("Configuration Details:");
                    Console.WriteLine("Name: {0}", configItem.Name);
                    Console.WriteLine("Value: {0}", configItem.Value);
                }

                // Assign the domain calue.
                configSection.Domain = myNameValConfigCollection["domain"].Value;
                // Assign the SSL required value.
                if (myNameValConfigCollection["cookieRequireSSL"].Value == "true")
                    configSection.CookieRequireSSL = true;

                // Remove domain from the collection.
                NameValueConfigurationElement myConfigElement =
                    myNameValConfigCollection["domain"];
                // Remove method.
                myNameValConfigCollection.Remove(myConfigElement);

                // Save changes to the configuration file.
                // This modifies the Web.config of the TestConfig site.
                config.Save(ConfigurationSaveMode.Minimal, true);

                // Clear the collection.
                myNameValConfigCollection.Clear();
            }

            catch (Exception e)
            {
                // Unknown error.
                Console.WriteLine(e.ToString());
            }

            // Display and wait.
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
    }
}
Imports System
Imports System.Configuration
Imports System.Web
Imports System.Collections
Imports System.Text


Namespace Samples.AspNet
    Class UsingNameValueConfigurationCollection
        Public Shared Sub Main(ByVal args As String())
            Try
                ' Set the path of the config file. 
                ' Make sure that you have a Web site on the
                ' same server called TestConfig.
                Dim configPath As String = "/TestConfig"

                ' Get the Web application configuration object.
                Dim config As Configuration = _
                System.Web.Configuration.WebConfigurationManager.OpenWebConfiguration(configPath)

                ' Get the section related object.
                Dim configSection _
                As System.Web.Configuration.AnonymousIdentificationSection = _
                DirectCast(config.GetSection("system.web/anonymousIdentification"),  _
                System.Web.Configuration.AnonymousIdentificationSection)

                ' Display title and info.
                Console.WriteLine("Configuration Info")
                Console.WriteLine()

                ' Display Config details.
                Console.WriteLine("File Path: {0}", config.FilePath)
                Console.WriteLine("Section Path: {0}", configSection.SectionInformation.Name)
                Console.WriteLine()

                ' Create a NameValueConfigurationCollection object.
                Dim myNameValConfigCollection As New NameValueConfigurationCollection()

                For Each propertyItem As PropertyInformation In configSection.ElementInformation.Properties
                    ' Assign  domain name.
                    If propertyItem.Name = "domain" Then
                        propertyItem.Value = "MyDomain"
                    End If

                    If propertyItem.Value <> Nothing Then
                        ' Enable SSL for cookie exchange.
                        If propertyItem.Name = "cookieRequireSSL" Then
                            propertyItem.Value = True
                        End If

                        Dim nameValConfigElement As New NameValueConfigurationElement(propertyItem.Name.ToString(), propertyItem.Value.ToString())

                        ' Add a NameValueConfigurationElement
                        ' to the collection.

                        myNameValConfigCollection.Add(nameValConfigElement)
                    End If
                Next

                ' Count property.
                Console.WriteLine("Collection Count: {0}", myNameValConfigCollection.Count)

                ' Item property.
                Console.WriteLine("Value of property 'enabled': {0}", myNameValConfigCollection("enabled").Value)

                ' Display the contents of the collection.
                For Each configItem As NameValueConfigurationElement In myNameValConfigCollection
                    Console.WriteLine()
                    Console.WriteLine("Configuration Details:")
                    Console.WriteLine("Name: {0}", configItem.Name)
                    Console.WriteLine("Value: {0}", configItem.Value)
                Next

                ' Assign the domain calue.
                configSection.Domain = myNameValConfigCollection("domain").Value
                ' Assign the SSL required value.
                If myNameValConfigCollection("cookieRequireSSL").Value = "true" Then
                    configSection.CookieRequireSSL = True
                End If

                ' Remove domain from the collection.
                Dim myConfigElement As NameValueConfigurationElement = myNameValConfigCollection("domain")
                ' Remove method.
                myNameValConfigCollection.Remove(myConfigElement)

                ' Save changes to the configuration file.
                ' This modifies the Web.config of the TestConfig site.
                config.Save(ConfigurationSaveMode.Minimal, True)

                ' Clear the collection.
                myNameValConfigCollection.Clear()
            Catch e As Exception

                ' Unknown error.
                Console.WriteLine(e.ToString())
            End Try

            ' Display and wait.
            Console.ReadLine()
        End Sub
    End Class
End Namespace

Remarks

The NameValueConfigurationCollection class allows you to programmatically access a collection of NameValueConfigurationElement objects.

Constructors

NameValueConfigurationCollection() NameValueConfigurationCollection() NameValueConfigurationCollection() NameValueConfigurationCollection()

Initializes a new instance of the NameValueConfigurationCollection class.

Properties

AddElementName AddElementName AddElementName AddElementName

Gets or sets the name of the ConfigurationElement to associate with the add operation in the ConfigurationElementCollection when overridden in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
AllKeys AllKeys AllKeys AllKeys

Gets the keys to all items contained in the NameValueConfigurationCollection.

ClearElementName ClearElementName ClearElementName ClearElementName

Gets or sets the name for the ConfigurationElement to associate with the clear operation in the ConfigurationElementCollection when overridden in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
CollectionType CollectionType CollectionType CollectionType

Gets the type of the ConfigurationElementCollection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
Count Count Count Count

Gets the number of elements in the collection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
CurrentConfiguration CurrentConfiguration CurrentConfiguration CurrentConfiguration

Gets a reference to the top-level Configuration instance that represents the configuration hierarchy that the current ConfigurationElement instance belongs to.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
ElementInformation ElementInformation ElementInformation ElementInformation

Gets an ElementInformation object that contains the non-customizable information and functionality of the ConfigurationElement object.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
ElementName ElementName ElementName ElementName

Gets the name used to identify this collection of elements in the configuration file when overridden in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
ElementProperty ElementProperty ElementProperty ElementProperty

Gets the ConfigurationElementProperty object that represents the ConfigurationElement object itself.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
EmitClear EmitClear EmitClear EmitClear

Gets or sets a value that specifies whether the collection has been cleared.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
EvaluationContext EvaluationContext EvaluationContext EvaluationContext

Gets the ContextInformation object for the ConfigurationElement object.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
HasContext HasContext HasContext HasContext

Gets a value that indicates whether the CurrentConfiguration property is null.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
IsSynchronized IsSynchronized IsSynchronized IsSynchronized

Gets a value indicating whether access to the collection is synchronized.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
Item[ConfigurationProperty] Item[ConfigurationProperty] Item[ConfigurationProperty] Item[ConfigurationProperty]

Gets or sets a property or attribute of this configuration element.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
Item[String] Item[String] Item[String] Item[String]

Gets or sets the NameValueConfigurationElement object based on the supplied parameter.

LockAllAttributesExcept LockAllAttributesExcept LockAllAttributesExcept LockAllAttributesExcept

Gets the collection of locked attributes.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
LockAllElementsExcept LockAllElementsExcept LockAllElementsExcept LockAllElementsExcept

Gets the collection of locked elements.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
LockAttributes LockAttributes LockAttributes LockAttributes

Gets the collection of locked attributes

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
LockElements LockElements LockElements LockElements

Gets the collection of locked elements.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
LockItem LockItem LockItem LockItem

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the element is locked.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
Properties Properties Properties Properties

Gets the collection of properties.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
RemoveElementName RemoveElementName RemoveElementName RemoveElementName

Gets or sets the name of the ConfigurationElement to associate with the remove operation in the ConfigurationElementCollection when overridden in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
SyncRoot SyncRoot SyncRoot SyncRoot

Gets an object used to synchronize access to the ConfigurationElementCollection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
ThrowOnDuplicate ThrowOnDuplicate ThrowOnDuplicate ThrowOnDuplicate

Gets a value indicating whether an attempt to add a duplicate ConfigurationElement to the ConfigurationElementCollection will cause an exception to be thrown.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)

Methods

Add(NameValueConfigurationElement) Add(NameValueConfigurationElement) Add(NameValueConfigurationElement) Add(NameValueConfigurationElement)

Adds a NameValueConfigurationElement object to the collection.

BaseAdd(ConfigurationElement) BaseAdd(ConfigurationElement) BaseAdd(ConfigurationElement) BaseAdd(ConfigurationElement)

Adds a configuration element to the ConfigurationElementCollection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseAdd(ConfigurationElement, Boolean) BaseAdd(ConfigurationElement, Boolean) BaseAdd(ConfigurationElement, Boolean) BaseAdd(ConfigurationElement, Boolean)

Adds a configuration element to the configuration element collection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseAdd(Int32, ConfigurationElement) BaseAdd(Int32, ConfigurationElement) BaseAdd(Int32, ConfigurationElement) BaseAdd(Int32, ConfigurationElement)

Adds a configuration element to the configuration element collection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseClear() BaseClear() BaseClear() BaseClear()

Removes all configuration element objects from the collection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseGet(Int32) BaseGet(Int32) BaseGet(Int32) BaseGet(Int32)

Gets the configuration element at the specified index location.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseGet(Object) BaseGet(Object) BaseGet(Object) BaseGet(Object)

Returns the configuration element with the specified key.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseGetAllKeys() BaseGetAllKeys() BaseGetAllKeys() BaseGetAllKeys()

Returns an array of the keys for all of the configuration elements contained in the ConfigurationElementCollection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseGetKey(Int32) BaseGetKey(Int32) BaseGetKey(Int32) BaseGetKey(Int32)

Gets the key for the ConfigurationElement at the specified index location.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseIndexOf(ConfigurationElement) BaseIndexOf(ConfigurationElement) BaseIndexOf(ConfigurationElement) BaseIndexOf(ConfigurationElement)

Indicates the index of the specified ConfigurationElement.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseIsRemoved(Object) BaseIsRemoved(Object) BaseIsRemoved(Object) BaseIsRemoved(Object)

Indicates whether the ConfigurationElement with the specified key has been removed from the ConfigurationElementCollection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseRemove(Object) BaseRemove(Object) BaseRemove(Object) BaseRemove(Object)

Removes a ConfigurationElement from the collection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
BaseRemoveAt(Int32) BaseRemoveAt(Int32) BaseRemoveAt(Int32) BaseRemoveAt(Int32)

Removes the ConfigurationElement at the specified index location.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
Clear() Clear() Clear() Clear()

Clears the NameValueConfigurationCollection.

CopyTo(ConfigurationElement[], Int32) CopyTo(ConfigurationElement[], Int32) CopyTo(ConfigurationElement[], Int32) CopyTo(ConfigurationElement[], Int32)

Copies the contents of the ConfigurationElementCollection to an array.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
CreateNewElement() CreateNewElement() CreateNewElement() CreateNewElement()

When overridden in a derived class, creates a new ConfigurationElement.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
CreateNewElement(String) CreateNewElement(String) CreateNewElement(String) CreateNewElement(String)

Creates a new ConfigurationElement when overridden in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
DeserializeElement(XmlReader, Boolean) DeserializeElement(XmlReader, Boolean) DeserializeElement(XmlReader, Boolean) DeserializeElement(XmlReader, Boolean)

Reads XML from the configuration file.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object) Equals(Object)

Compares the ConfigurationElementCollection to the specified object.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
GetElementKey(ConfigurationElement) GetElementKey(ConfigurationElement) GetElementKey(ConfigurationElement) GetElementKey(ConfigurationElement)

Gets the element key for a specified configuration element when overridden in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
GetEnumerator() GetEnumerator() GetEnumerator() GetEnumerator()

Gets an IEnumerator which is used to iterate through the ConfigurationElementCollection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode() GetHashCode()

Gets a unique value representing the ConfigurationElementCollection instance.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
GetTransformedAssemblyString(String) GetTransformedAssemblyString(String) GetTransformedAssemblyString(String) GetTransformedAssemblyString(String)

Returns the transformed version of the specified assembly name.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
GetTransformedTypeString(String) GetTransformedTypeString(String) GetTransformedTypeString(String) GetTransformedTypeString(String)

Returns the transformed version of the specified type name.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
GetType() GetType() GetType() GetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.

(Inherited from Object)
Init() Init() Init() Init()

Sets the ConfigurationElement object to its initial state.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
InitializeDefault() InitializeDefault() InitializeDefault() InitializeDefault()

Used to initialize a default set of values for the ConfigurationElement object.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
IsElementName(String) IsElementName(String) IsElementName(String) IsElementName(String)

Indicates whether the specified ConfigurationElement exists in the ConfigurationElementCollection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
IsElementRemovable(ConfigurationElement) IsElementRemovable(ConfigurationElement) IsElementRemovable(ConfigurationElement) IsElementRemovable(ConfigurationElement)

Indicates whether the specified ConfigurationElement can be removed from the ConfigurationElementCollection.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
IsModified() IsModified() IsModified() IsModified()

Indicates whether this ConfigurationElementCollection has been modified since it was last saved or loaded when overridden in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
IsReadOnly() IsReadOnly() IsReadOnly() IsReadOnly()

Indicates whether the ConfigurationElementCollection object is read only.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
ListErrors(IList) ListErrors(IList) ListErrors(IList) ListErrors(IList)

Adds the invalid-property errors in this ConfigurationElement object, and in all subelements, to the passed list.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone() MemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

(Inherited from Object)
OnDeserializeUnrecognizedAttribute(String, String) OnDeserializeUnrecognizedAttribute(String, String) OnDeserializeUnrecognizedAttribute(String, String) OnDeserializeUnrecognizedAttribute(String, String)

Gets a value indicating whether an unknown attribute is encountered during deserialization.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement(String, XmlReader) OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement(String, XmlReader) OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement(String, XmlReader) OnDeserializeUnrecognizedElement(String, XmlReader)

Causes the configuration system to throw an exception.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
OnRequiredPropertyNotFound(String) OnRequiredPropertyNotFound(String) OnRequiredPropertyNotFound(String) OnRequiredPropertyNotFound(String)

Throws an exception when a required property is not found.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
PostDeserialize() PostDeserialize() PostDeserialize() PostDeserialize()

Called after deserialization.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
PreSerialize(XmlWriter) PreSerialize(XmlWriter) PreSerialize(XmlWriter) PreSerialize(XmlWriter)

Called before serialization.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
Remove(NameValueConfigurationElement) Remove(NameValueConfigurationElement) Remove(NameValueConfigurationElement) Remove(NameValueConfigurationElement)

Removes a NameValueConfigurationElement object from the collection based on the provided parameter.

Remove(String) Remove(String) Remove(String) Remove(String)

Removes a NameValueConfigurationElement object from the collection based on the provided parameter.

Reset(ConfigurationElement) Reset(ConfigurationElement) Reset(ConfigurationElement) Reset(ConfigurationElement)

Resets the ConfigurationElementCollection to its unmodified state when overridden in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
ResetModified() ResetModified() ResetModified() ResetModified()

Resets the value of the IsModified() property to false when overridden in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
SerializeElement(XmlWriter, Boolean) SerializeElement(XmlWriter, Boolean) SerializeElement(XmlWriter, Boolean) SerializeElement(XmlWriter, Boolean)

Writes the configuration data to an XML element in the configuration file when overridden in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
SerializeToXmlElement(XmlWriter, String) SerializeToXmlElement(XmlWriter, String) SerializeToXmlElement(XmlWriter, String) SerializeToXmlElement(XmlWriter, String)

Writes the outer tags of this configuration element to the configuration file when implemented in a derived class.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
SetPropertyValue(ConfigurationProperty, Object, Boolean) SetPropertyValue(ConfigurationProperty, Object, Boolean) SetPropertyValue(ConfigurationProperty, Object, Boolean) SetPropertyValue(ConfigurationProperty, Object, Boolean)

Sets a property to the specified value.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElement)
SetReadOnly() SetReadOnly() SetReadOnly() SetReadOnly()

Sets the IsReadOnly() property for the ConfigurationElementCollection object and for all sub-elements.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)
ToString() ToString() ToString() ToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.

(Inherited from Object)
Unmerge(ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationSaveMode) Unmerge(ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationSaveMode) Unmerge(ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationSaveMode) Unmerge(ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationElement, ConfigurationSaveMode)

Reverses the effect of merging configuration information from different levels of the configuration hierarchy

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)

Explicit Interface Implementations

ICollection.CopyTo(Array, Int32) ICollection.CopyTo(Array, Int32) ICollection.CopyTo(Array, Int32) ICollection.CopyTo(Array, Int32)

Copies the ConfigurationElementCollection to an array.

(Inherited from ConfigurationElementCollection)

Extension Methods

Cast<TResult>(IEnumerable) Cast<TResult>(IEnumerable) Cast<TResult>(IEnumerable) Cast<TResult>(IEnumerable)

Casts the elements of an IEnumerable to the specified type.

OfType<TResult>(IEnumerable) OfType<TResult>(IEnumerable) OfType<TResult>(IEnumerable) OfType<TResult>(IEnumerable)

Filters the elements of an IEnumerable based on a specified type.

AsParallel(IEnumerable) AsParallel(IEnumerable) AsParallel(IEnumerable) AsParallel(IEnumerable)

Enables parallelization of a query.

AsQueryable(IEnumerable) AsQueryable(IEnumerable) AsQueryable(IEnumerable) AsQueryable(IEnumerable)

Converts an IEnumerable to an IQueryable.

Applies to

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