Validator.ValidateObject Method (Object, ValidationContext, Boolean)

Determines whether the specified object is valid using the validation context, and a value that specifies whether to validate all properties.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assemblies:   System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)
  System.ComponentModel.Annotations (in System.ComponentModel.Annotations.dll)

public static void ValidateObject(
	Object instance,
	ValidationContext validationContext,
	bool validateAllProperties
)

Parameters

instance
Type: System.Object

The object to validate.

validationContext
Type: System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.ValidationContext

The context that describes the object to validate.

validateAllProperties
Type: System.Boolean

true to validate all properties; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ValidationException

instance is not valid.

ArgumentNullException

instance is null.

This method evaluates each ValidationAttribute instance that is attached to the object type.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 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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