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ValidationAttribute Class

Updated: July 2008

Base class for all validation attributes.

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

public ref class ValidationAttribute abstract : public Attribute

This class enforces validation based on the metadata associated with the data table. You can override this class to create custom validation attributes.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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 SP1

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July 2008

Added topic for new class.

SP1 feature change.

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