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StringValidator.Validate Method

Determines whether the value of an object is valid.

Namespace:  System.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)

public override void Validate(
	Object value


Type: System.Object

The object value.


value is less than minValue or greater than maxValue as defined in the constructor.

- or -

value contains invalid characters.

The StringValidator class contains the criteria necessary to validate a string object. The criteria are established when an instance of the StringValidator class is created. The object to validate is passed as a parameter of the Validate method.

The following example demonstrates how to use the Validate method. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the StringValidator class.

// Attempt validation.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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