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ArgumentException.Message Property

Gets the error message and the parameter name, or only the error message if no parameter name is set.

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

'Declaration
Public Overrides ReadOnly Property Message As String
'Usage
Dim instance As ArgumentException
Dim value As String

value = instance.Message

/** @property */
public String get_Message ()

public override function get Message () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

A text string describing the details of the exception. The value of this property takes one of two forms:

Condition

Value

The paramName is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or of zero length.

The message string passed to the constructor.

The paramName is not null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) and it has a length greater than zero.

The message string appended with the name of the invalid parameter.

This property overrides Message. The error message should be localized.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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