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SecurityElement.IsValidAttributeValue Method

Determines whether a string is a valid attribute value.

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

public static bool IsValidAttributeValue (
	string value
public static boolean IsValidAttributeValue (
	String value
public static function IsValidAttributeValue (
	value : String
) : boolean



The attribute value to test for validity.

Return Value

true if the value parameter is a valid XML attribute value; 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 IsValidAttributeValue method to determine whether a string is a valid attribute value. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SecurityElement class.

if (SecurityElement.IsValidAttributeName(attributeName) &&

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

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

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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