RangeAttribute.FormatErrorMessage Method (String)


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Formats the error message that is displayed when range validation fails.

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

public override string FormatErrorMessage(
	string name


Type: System.String

The name of the field that caused the validation failure.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The formatted error message.

The FormatErrorMessage creates the error message by using the name of the data field that caused the validation failure. You can override this method in a custom validation attribute to customize how errors are created, or to provide a more complex message that contains parameters that you evaluate at run time. For an example, see the RangeAttribute.RangeAttribute constructor.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 3.0
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