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app.config and a global config file in windows forms app

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I created a DLL that in the app.config file I pointed to a global file out on a shared drive.  The dll's app.config is named DLLname.dll.config.  I assumed that the DLL would use this file to see what the settings are that are stored.  It seems that when I use the DLL in one of my applications, the code in the dll that I thought was using the dll's app.config, is using the actual applications app.config...

Before I had all of my db connections stored in the apps app.config, but I wanted to move them out to a global file that could be used by all of my apps.

This "global.config" works if I put the db connections in the file used by the application and where the application poonts, but doesn't work if I put them where the dll's dll.config file points...

Is the dll only going to take what the actual application is using and not the dll's config file?
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