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Group in appSettings

Posted on 2010-09-22
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Hi,

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?

Thx!

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

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

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by:Pit76
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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.

Thx
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Hi,

Here is a more detailed tutorial
http://www.codeproject.com/KB/cs/SystemConfiguration.aspx
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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:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/2tw134k3.aspx

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