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PositiveTimeSpanValidator.CanValidate Method

Determines whether the object type can be validated.

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

public override bool CanValidate(
	Type type


Type: System.Type
The object type.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the type parameter matches a TimeSpan object; otherwise, false.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the CanValidate method. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the PositiveTimeSpanValidator class.

// Determine if the Validator can validate
// the type it contains.
valBase = customValAttr.ValidatorInstance;
if (valBase.CanValidate(resultTimeSpan.GetType()))
    // Validate the TimeSpan using a
    // custom PositiveTimeSpanValidator.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.