SpecialSetting SpecialSetting SpecialSetting SpecialSetting Enum


Specifies the special setting category of a application settings property.

public enum class SpecialSetting
public enum SpecialSetting
type SpecialSetting = 
Public Enum SpecialSetting


ConnectionString ConnectionString ConnectionString ConnectionString 0

The configuration property represents a connection string, typically for a data store or network resource.

WebServiceUrl WebServiceUrl WebServiceUrl WebServiceUrl 1

The configuration property represents a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) to a Web service.


The SpecialSetting enumeration defines a set of special categories that are applied to application settings properties with the SpecialSettingAttribute class.


The default settings provider, LocalFileSettingsProvider, does not encrypt or otherwise protect connection strings. It simple stores this type of settings in a separate <connectionstrings> section in the appropriate configuration file.

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