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Validator.TryValidateProperty Method

Validates the property.

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

public static bool TryValidateProperty(
	Object value,
	ValidationContext validationContext,
	ICollection<ValidationResult> validationResults


Type: System.Object
The value to validate.
Type: System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.ValidationContext
The context that describes the property to validate.
Type: System.Collections.Generic.ICollection<ValidationResult>
A collection to hold each failed validation.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the property validates; otherwise, false.


value cannot be assigned to the property.


value is null.

This method tests each ValidationAttribute instance that is associated with the property that is identified by the validationContext parameter.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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