Group in appSettings

Posted on 2010-09-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-10

I have some keys in my appSettings. No problem here. Now I want to add some more keys in the appSettings but they should belong to a group so that I can loop through the appsettings but select only that keys that belong to my group.
Example below.

How can I accomplish this and how to retrieve the values?


    <!-- The host for sending emails -->
    <add key="smtpServer" value="mozart"/>
    <add key="smtpUser" value="" />
    <add key="smtpPassword" value="" />

			<add key="Mnemonics1" value="some value"/>
			<add key="Mnemonics2" value="some value"/>
			<add key="Mnemonics3" value="some value"/>
			<add key="Mnemonics4" value="some value"/>

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ID: 33735037
I guess you mean the last post in this topic :s
Can you explain that in a simple way? Looks kinda complicated and my exprience is novice level.


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roxviper earned 250 total points
ID: 33735187

Here is a more detailed tutorial

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illusio earned 250 total points
ID: 33735905
Normally you don't do it that way.
You create a custom configurationsection - explaining here is a bit long so I did a quick google:

There are some tricks you can do with the appSettings but none very advisable.

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