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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))

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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