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ValidateChildren Method (ValidationConstraints)
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Form::ValidateChildren Method (ValidationConstraints)

This member overrides ContainerControl::ValidateChildren(ValidationConstraints), and more complete documentation might be available in that topic.

Causes all of the child controls within a control that support validation to validate their data.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

virtual bool ValidateChildren(
	ValidationConstraints validationConstraints
) override


Type: System.Windows.Forms::ValidationConstraints

Places restrictions on which controls have their Validating event raised.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean
true if all of the children validated successfully; otherwise, false. If called from the Validating or Validated event handlers, this method will always return false.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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