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SecurityElement.IsValidText Method

Determines whether a string is valid as text within an XML element.

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

public static bool IsValidText(
	string text


Type: System.String

The text to test for validity.

Return Value

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

This method can be used to test Text before setting it.

The following code shows the use of the IsValidText method to determine whether a string is valid as XML element text. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SecurityElement class.

if (!SecurityElement.IsValidText(tagText))

.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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