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Exception Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the Exception class with a specified error message.

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

public Exception(
	string message
)

Parameters

message
Type: System.String
The message that describes the error.

This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance using the message parameter.

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

Property

Value

InnerException

A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Message

The error message string.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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