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SecurityElement.IsValidAttributeName Method

Determines whether a string is a valid attribute name.

Namespace:  System.Security
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static bool IsValidAttributeName(
	string name
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The attribute name to test for validity.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the name parameter is a valid XML attribute name; otherwise, false.

This method can be used to test an attribute before adding it to a security element.

The following code shows the use of the IsValidAttributeName method to determine whether a string is a valid attribute name. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SecurityElement class.

if (SecurityElement.IsValidAttributeName(attributeName) &&
    SecurityElement.IsValidAttributeValue(attributeValue))

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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