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Validator.TryValidateValue Method

Returns a value that indicates whether the specified value is valid with the specified attributes.

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

public static bool TryValidateValue(
	Object value,
	ValidationContext validationContext,
	ICollection<ValidationResult> validationResults,
	IEnumerable<ValidationAttribute> validationAttributes


Type: System.Object
The value to validate.
Type: System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.ValidationContext
The context that describes the object to validate.
Type: System.Collections.Generic.ICollection<ValidationResult>
A collection to hold failed validations.
Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<ValidationAttribute>
The validation attributes.

Return Value

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

This method tests each validation attribute in the validationAttributes parameter against the value parameter. If the validationResults parameter is not null, this method adds a ValidationResult object for each validation failure to the validation results collection. If the validationResults parameter is null, this method does not add a ValidationResult object to the collection. If a RequiredAttribute attribute is included in the validationAttributes parameter, the RequiredAttribute attribute is evaluated first.

.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.