SecurityElement::IsValidAttributeName Method (String^)


Determines whether a string is a valid attribute name.

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

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 ) &&
       SecurityElement::IsValidAttributeValue( attributeValue ) )

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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