Adding reference to System.Configuration in Visual Studio 2008

To add a reference of System.Configuration/ Configuration in Visual Studio 2008
# In Solution Explorer, right-click the project node and click Add Reference.
# In the Add Reference dialog box, select the .NET tab and select System.Configuration from the list and then click OK.

Configuration 1
Figure: Step 1
Figure: Step 2
This code snippet shows how to use Configuration Settings from App.Config file.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using System.Configuration;

namespace ConfigurationManagerExample
    public partial class Form1 : Form
        public Form1()

        private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
            string connectionString = ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["ConnectionString"].ToString();

You can download source code.
A Rahim Khan

    • siva
    • June 30th, 2014

    Really Thank you so much

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