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Writing to web.config in asp.net 1.1 using appSettings.Set() method

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I an using asp.net 1.1 version. I want to change value of a key in appSettings in web.config at runtime using set method of appsettings..

eg

ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings.Set("Name","Value");

How can I do this at runtime?? I dont want to use any XMLAttribute stuff..Can anybody suggest a solution???

Thanks a lot in advance.......


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Éric Moreau earned 500 total points
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Hi winsoftech,

In .Net 1.1, this class offers a read-only mode to the config file (2.0 is offering a writing mode). You will need to open the XML file and update it using other method then AppSettings.

Cheers!
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..i would read the value of the key and store it in a suitable variable-
create a new key with the desired name - set its value with the stored value -
and delete the old key...
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in c# it looks like this:
            string[] s =ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings.GetValues("Name");
            ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings.Add("NameNew", s[0].ToString());
            ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings.Remove("Name");
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ha! i didn't read your question properly -----
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If web.cofig is read only in 1.1 then what are the other ways to change the values in it??
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Hi emoreau,

If web.cofig is read only in 1.1 then what are the other ways to change the values in it??

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by:Éric Moreau
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You can open your config file in a XML document. See http://www.west-wind.com/presentations/configurationclass/configurationclass.asp
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