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Exception.Source Property

Gets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error.

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

abstract Source : string with get, set 
override Source : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the application or the object that causes the error.

Implements

_Exception.Source

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The object must be a runtime System.Reflection object

If Source is not set, the name of the assembly where the exception originated is returned.

The following code example throws an Exception that sets the Source property in its constructor and then catches the exception and displays Source.

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

.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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