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IsName Method
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XmlReader.IsName Method

Returns a value indicating whether the string argument is a valid XML name.

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assemblies:   System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)
  System.Xml.ReaderWriter (in System.Xml.ReaderWriter.dll)

public static bool IsName(
	string str
)

Parameters

str
Type: System.String

The name to validate.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the name is valid; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The str value is null.

This method uses the W3C XML 1.0 Recommendation to determine whether the name is valid.

.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

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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