Accessing application settings (Visual Basic)

This section contains topics describing the My.Settings object and the tasks it enables you to accomplish.


The properties of the My.Settings object provide access to your application's settings. To add or remove settings, use the Settings pane of the Project Designer.

The methods of the My.Settings object allow you to save the current user settings or revert the user settings to the last saved values.


The following table lists examples showing how to access an application's forms.

To See
Update the value of a user setting How to: Change User Settings in Visual Basic
Display application and user settings in a property grid How to: Create Property Grids for User Settings in Visual Basic
Save updated user setting values How to: Persist User Settings in Visual Basic
Determine the values of user settings How to: Read Application Settings in Visual Basic

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