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Container.ValidateName Method

Determines whether the component name is unique for this container.

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

protected virtual void ValidateName(
	IComponent component,
	string name
)

Parameters

component
Type: System.ComponentModel.IComponent

The named component.

name
Type: System.String

The component name to validate.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

component is null.

ArgumentException

name is not unique.

The ValidateName method is called by the Add method to determine if the name of the component being added is unique for this Container. If the name parameter is not null and is not unique, an ArgumentException is thrown.

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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