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XmlReader.IsName Method

Returns a value indicating whether the string argument is a valid XML name.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)

public static bool IsName(
	string str
)

Parameters

str
Type: System.String

The name to validate.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the name is valid; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The str value is null.

This method uses the W3C XML 1.0 Recommendation to determine whether the name is valid.

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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