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UserControl::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)

[BrowsableAttribute(true)]
public:
virtual bool ValidateChildren(
	ValidationConstraints validationConstraints
) override

Parameters

validationConstraints
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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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