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I am trying to read the app.config of a winform exe from within a DLL that is called by the EXE.
I am using the code given below, the variable 'config' is picking up the EXE ok, but how do I access the app config settings from here? I want to retrieve the value 'MyValue'.

the variable 'configSection' I am using seems to hold nothing of use.
Any ideas?
C#
 
Configuration config = ConfigurationManager.OpenExeConfiguration(ConfigurationUserLevel.None);
 
AppSettingsSection configSection = config.AppSettings;
 
the app.config:
 
    <applicationSettings>
        <TestApp.Properties.Settings>
            <setting name="MyValue" serializeAs="String">
                <value>Default</value>
            </setting>
        </TestApp.Properties.Settings>
    </applicationSettings>

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