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ArgumentException Constructor (String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the ArgumentException class with a specified error message and the name of the parameter that causes this exception.

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

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
	message As String, _
	paramName As String _
)

Parameters

message
Type: System.String

The error message that explains the reason for the exception.

paramName
Type: System.String

The name of the parameter that caused the current exception.

This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance using the value of the message parameter. The content of the message parameter is intended to be understood by humans. The caller of this constructor is required to ensure that this string has been localized for the current system culture.

This constructor initializes the ParamName property of the new instance using paramName. The content of paramName is intended to be understood by humans.

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

Property

Value

Message

The error message string.

ParamName

The parameter name string.

The following code example demonstrates how to call the ArgumentException constructor. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the ArgumentException class.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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 Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

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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