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TypeLoadException Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the TypeLoadException class with a specified error message.

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

Public Sub New ( _
	message As String _


Type: System.String

The message that describes the error.

The content of the message parameter should be understandable to the user. The caller of this constructor is required to ensure that this string has been localized for the current system culture.

The following table shows the initial property values for an instance of TypeLoadException.




A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The error message string.

The following code example demonstrates the TypeLoadException(String) constructor. It contains a method that generates a TypeLoadException with a custom message, and displays the error message to the console.

Public Class Example
   Public Shared Sub Main()
         ' Call a method that throws an exception.
      Catch e As TypeLoadException
         Console.WriteLine("TypeLoadException:{0}   {1}", vbCrLf, e.Message)
      End Try 
   End Sub  
End Class  

Class TypeLoadExceptionDemoClass
   Public Shared Function GenerateException() As Boolean 
      ' Throw a TypeLoadException with a custom message. 
      Throw New TypeLoadException("This is a custom TypeLoadException error message.")
   End Function  
End Class  
' The example displays the following output: 
'       TypeLoadException: 
'          This is a custom TypeLoadException error message.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

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

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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