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StackFrame Constructor (Boolean)

Initializes a new instance of the StackFrame class, optionally capturing source information.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public StackFrame(
	bool fNeedFileInfo


Type: System.Boolean

true to capture the file name, line number, and column number of the stack frame; otherwise, false.

The following example demonstrates the use of the StackFrame(Boolean) constructor. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the StackFrame class.

static void Main()
     ClassLevel1 mainClass = new ClassLevel1();

     try {
     catch (Exception) {
        Console.WriteLine(" Main method exception handler");

        // Display file and line information, if available.
        StackTrace st = new StackTrace(new StackFrame(true));
        Console.WriteLine(" Stack trace for current level: {0}",
        Console.WriteLine(" File: {0}", 
        Console.WriteLine(" Line Number: {0}",


.NET Framework

Supported in: 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

.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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