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Validator Class

Defines a helper class that can be used to validate objects, properties, and methods when it is included in their associated ValidationAttribute attributes.

System.Object
  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.Validator

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

public static class Validator

The Validator type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsTryValidateObject(Object, ValidationContext, ICollection<ValidationResult>)Determines whether the specified object is valid using the validation context and validation results collection.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsTryValidateObject(Object, ValidationContext, ICollection<ValidationResult>, Boolean)Determines whether the specified object is valid using the validation context, validation results collection, and a value that specifies whether to validate all properties.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsTryValidatePropertyValidates the property.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsTryValidateValueReturns a value that indicates whether the specified value is valid with the specified attributes.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsValidateObject(Object, ValidationContext)Determines whether the specified object is valid using the validation context.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsValidateObject(Object, ValidationContext, Boolean)Determines whether the specified object is valid using the validation context, and a value that specifies whether to validate all properties.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsValidatePropertyValidates the property.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Portable Class LibrarySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsValidateValueValidates the specified attributes.
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.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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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