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RegexStringValidator.CanValidate Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Determines whether the type of the object can be validated.

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

public override bool CanValidate (
	Type type
public boolean CanValidate (
	Type type
public override function CanValidate (
	type : Type
) : boolean



The type of object.

Return Value

true if the type parameter matches a string; 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 RegexStringValidator class.

// Determine if the object to validate can be validated.
Console.WriteLine("CanValidate: {0",

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0