XmlReader.IsName Method

Gets 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, 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

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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