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MissingMethodException.Message Property

Gets the text string showing the class name, the method name, and the signature of the missing method. This property is read-only.

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

public override string Message { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_Message ()

public override function get Message () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

The error message string.

If the class name is not specified when the object is constructed, the default text string inherited from the base class is returned.

This property overrides Message. The error message should be localized.

The following example demonstrates the Message property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the MissingMethodException class.

try 
{
    // Attempt to call a static DoSomething method defined in the App class.
    // However, because the App class does not define this field, 
    // a MissingFieldException is thrown.
    typeof(App).InvokeMember("DoSomething", BindingFlags.Static | 
        BindingFlags.InvokeMethod, null, null, null);
}
catch (MissingMethodException e) 
{
    // Show the user that the DoSomething method cannot be called.
    Console.WriteLine("Unable to call the DoSomething method: {0}", e.Message);
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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