StackFrame.ToString Method

Builds a readable representation of the stack trace.

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

public override string ToString()

Return Value

Type: System.String
A readable representation of the stack trace.

The following example demonstrates the use of the ToString method. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the StackFrame class.

public void InternalMethod()
{
   try
   {
      ClassLevel2 nestedClass = new ClassLevel2();
      nestedClass.Level2Method();
   }
   catch (Exception e)
   {
      Console.WriteLine(" InternalMethod exception handler");

      // Build a stack trace from one frame, skipping the 
      // current frame and using the next frame.  By 
      // default, file and line information are not displayed.
      StackTrace st = new StackTrace(new StackFrame(1));
      Console.WriteLine(" Stack trace for next level frame: {0}",
         st.ToString());
      Console.WriteLine(" Stack frame for next level: ");
      Console.WriteLine("   {0}", st.GetFrame(0).ToString());

      Console.WriteLine(" Line Number: {0}",
         st.GetFrame(0).GetFileLineNumber().ToString());

      Console.WriteLine();
      Console.WriteLine("   ... throwing exception to next level ...");
      Console.WriteLine("-------------------------------------------------\n");
      throw e;
   }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: 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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