Validate Method (Object, ValidationContext)
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ValidationAttribute.Validate Method (Object, ValidationContext)


Validates the specified object.

Namespace:   System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)

Public Sub Validate (
	value As Object,
	validationContext As ValidationContext


Type: System.Object

The object to validate.

Type: System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.ValidationContext

The ValidationContext object that describes the context where the validation checks are performed. This parameter cannot be null.

Exception Condition

Validation failed.

This method calls the IsValid method to determine whether the object that is specified by the value parameter is valid. If the Validate method returns false, this method calls the FormatErrorMessage method to get a localized message that states the problem. It then throws a ValidationException exception.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 3.0
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