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ArgumentException.ParamName Property

Gets the name of the parameter that causes this exception.

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

public virtual string ParamName { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The parameter name.

Every ArgumentException should carry the name of the parameter that causes this exception.

This property is read-only, and returns the same value as was passed into the constructor. Overriding methods should be used solely to customize the format of the parameter name.

The parameter name should not be translated for localization purposes.

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

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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