FileDialog.ValidateNames Property


Gets or sets a value indicating whether the dialog box accepts only valid Win32 file names.

 property bool ValidateNames { bool get(); void set(bool value); };
public bool ValidateNames { get; set; }
member this.ValidateNames : bool with get, set
Public Property ValidateNames As Boolean

Property Value

true if the dialog box accepts only valid Win32 file names; otherwise, false. The default value is true.


If the edit control contains anything but spaces when the user clicks OK, the dialog box returns the file name, whether it is valid or not. No default extension is added to the text.


to set the property. Associated enumeration: Unrestricted.

Applies to