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XmlConvert.IsStartNCNameChar Method

Checks if the passed-in character is a valid Start Name Character type.

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

public static bool IsStartNCNameChar(
	char ch


Type: System.Char
The character to validate.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the character is a valid Start Name Character type; otherwise, false.

For details about allowed characters, see XML 1.0 spec (fourth edition) recommendation, located at http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/REC-xml-20060816/.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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