CodeGenerator.CreateValidIdentifier Method (String)


Creates a valid identifier for the specified value.

Namespace:   System.CodeDom.Compiler
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

protected abstract string CreateValidIdentifier(
	string value


Type: System.String

A string to create a valid identifier for.

Return Value

Type: System.String

A valid identifier for the value.

CreateValidIdentifier tests whether the identifier conflicts with reserved or language keywords, and if so, returns a valid identifier name that does not conflict. The returned identifier contains the same value but includes escape code formatting to differentiate it from conflicting keywords. Typically, if the value requires modification, it is preceded by an underscore "_".


The default implementation of this method does nothing.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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