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ArgumentNullException Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the ArgumentNullException class with the name of the parameter that causes this exception.

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

new : 
        paramName:string -> ArgumentNullException

Parameters

paramName
Type: System.String

The name of the parameter that caused the exception.

This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance to a system-supplied message that describes the error, such as "Argument cannot be null." This message takes into account the current system culture.

This constructor initializes the ParamName property of the new instance using the paramName parameter. The content of paramName is intended to be understood by humans.

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

Property

Value

InnerException

A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Message

The empty string ("").

ParamName

The parameter name string.

.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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