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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<configuration>
    <configSections>
        <sectionGroup name="userSettings" type="System.Configuration.UserSettingsGroup, System, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089" >
            <section name="MySettingsDemo.My.MySettings" type="System.Configuration.ClientSettingsSection, System, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089" allowExeDefinition="MachineToLocalUser" requirePermission="false" />
        </sectionGroup>
        <sectionGroup name="applicationSettings" type="System.Configuration.ApplicationSettingsGroup, System, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089" >
            <section name="MySettingsDemo.My.MySettings" type="System.Configuration.ClientSettingsSection, System, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089" requirePermission="false" />
        </sectionGroup>
    </configSections>    
    <userSettings>
        <MySettingsDemo.My.MySettings>
            <setting name="User_Preference" serializeAs="String">
                <value>P1</value>
            </setting>
        </MySettingsDemo.My.MySettings>
    </userSettings>
    <applicationSettings>
        <MySettingsDemo.My.MySettings>
            <setting name="Server_Name" serializeAs="String">
                <value>ABCD</value>
            </setting>
        </MySettingsDemo.My.MySettings>
    </applicationSettings>
</configuration>






<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<configuration>
    <userSettings>
        <MySettingsDemo.My.MySettings>
            <setting name="User_Preference" serializeAs="String">
                <value>HH:MM</value>
            </setting>
        </MySettingsDemo.My.MySettings>
    </userSettings>
</configuration>



How to get and set the value of settings




My.Settings.<setting_name> = value;  like 'My.Settings.User_Preference = "HH:MM"


Variable_name = My.Settings.<setting_name>;



Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Sunday, July 06, 2014

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