SectionInformation.GetParentSection Method

Definition

Gets the configuration section that contains the configuration section associated with this object.

public:
 System::Configuration::ConfigurationSection ^ GetParentSection();
public System.Configuration.ConfigurationSection GetParentSection ();
member this.GetParentSection : unit -> System.Configuration.ConfigurationSection
Public Function GetParentSection () As ConfigurationSection

Returns

ConfigurationSection

The configuration section that contains the ConfigurationSection that is associated with this SectionInformation object.

Exceptions

The method is invoked from a parent section.

Examples

The following example shows how to use the GetParentSection method.

static public void GetParentSection()
{
    SectionInformation sInfo = 
        GetSectionInformation();

    ConfigurationSection parentSection =
        sInfo.GetParentSection();

    Console.WriteLine("Parent section : {0}",
        parentSection.SectionInformation.Name);
}
Public Shared Sub GetParentSection() 

    Dim sInfo As SectionInformation = _
    GetSectionInformation()
    
    Dim parentSection _
    As ConfigurationSection = _
    sInfo.GetParentSection()
    
    Console.WriteLine("Parent section : {0}", _
    parentSection.SectionInformation.Name)

End Sub

Remarks

If this ConfigurationSection object has no parent sections, the GetParentSection method returns the same value as the Name property.

Applies to