SecurityElement.IsValidAttributeName Method (String)


Determines whether a string is a valid attribute name.

Namespace:   System.Security
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static bool IsValidAttributeName(
	string name


Type: System.String

The attribute name to test for validity.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the name parameter is a valid XML attribute name; otherwise, false.

This method can be used to test an attribute before adding it to a security element.

The following code shows the use of the IsValidAttributeName method to determine whether a string is a valid attribute name. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SecurityElement class.

if (SecurityElement.IsValidAttributeName(attributeName) &&

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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