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ArgumentException.Message Property

Gets the error message and the parameter name, or only the error message if no parameter name is set.

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

public override string Message { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A text string describing the details of the exception. The value of this property takes one of two forms:

Condition

Value

The paramName is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or of zero length.

The message string passed to the constructor.

The paramName is not null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) and it has a length greater than zero.

The message string appended with the name of the invalid parameter.

Implements

_Exception.Message

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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