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SecurityElement.IsValidText Method

Determines whether a string is valid as text within an XML element.

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

public static bool IsValidText(
	string text


Type: System.String

The text to test for validity.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the text parameter is a valid XML text element; otherwise, false.

This method can be used to test Text before setting it.

The following code shows the use of the IsValidText method to determine whether a string is valid as XML element text. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the SecurityElement class.

if (!SecurityElement.IsValidText(tagText))

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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