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FileDialog.ValidateNames Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the dialog box accepts only valid Win32 file names.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public:
property bool ValidateNames {
	bool get ();
	void set (bool value);
}
/** @property */
public boolean get_ValidateNames ()

/** @property */
public void set_ValidateNames (boolean value)

public function get ValidateNames () : boolean

public function set ValidateNames (value : boolean)

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the dialog box accepts only valid Win32 file names; otherwise, false. The default value is true.

If the edit control contains anything but spaces when the user clicks OK, the dialog box returns the file name, whether it is valid or not. No default extension is added to the text.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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