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Storing Values in App.Config and Retriving Them using Winforms

Posted By:Hefin Dsouza       Posted Date: August 12, 2009    Points: 10    Category: Visual Studio    URL: http://www.dotnetspark.com  

This Code Sample will help you to retrive values from an App.config file.

Imports System.Configuration
Module Module1
'using App.config to store values in Key-Value pairs
Sub Main()
Dim app As New AppSettingsReader()
Console.WriteLine("Name : " & app.GetValue("name", GetType(String)))
Console.WriteLine("Password : " & app.GetValue("password", GetType(Integer))) 'Can also get values in a particular datatype
End Sub
End Module

The App.config file should have

*Note:To add an Configuration file in your Winforms project
Click on Project Menu ==> Add New Item ==>Select Application Configuration File

Regards Hefin Dsouza.


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