XmlConvert.VerifyNCName Method

Verifies that the name is a valid NCName according to the W3C Extended Markup Language recommendation.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Shared Function VerifyNCName ( _
    name As String _
) As String
public static string VerifyNCName(
    string name
)

Parameters

Return Value

Type: System.String
The name, if it is a valid NCName.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

name is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or String.Empty.

XmlException

name is not a valid NCName.

Remarks

An NCName is a name that cannot contain a colon.

Version Information

Silverlight

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

Platforms

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