KeyNotFoundException Class

July 28, 2014

The exception that is thrown when the key specified for accessing an element in a collection does not match any key in the collection.

System.Object
  System.Exception
    System.SystemException
      System.Collections.Generic.KeyNotFoundException

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

public class KeyNotFoundException : SystemException

The KeyNotFoundException type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodKeyNotFoundException()Initializes a new instance of the KeyNotFoundException class using default property values.
Public methodKeyNotFoundException(String)Initializes a new instance of the KeyNotFoundException class with the specified error message.
Public methodKeyNotFoundException(String, Exception)Initializes a new instance of the KeyNotFoundException class with the specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyDataGets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyHelpLinkGets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyHResultGets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyInnerExceptionGets the Exception instance that caused the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyMessageGets a message that describes the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySourceGets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyStackTraceGets a string representation of the frames on the call stack at the time the current exception was thrown. (Inherited from Exception.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetBaseExceptionWhen overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the runtime type of the current instance. (Inherited from Exception.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringCreates and returns a string representation of the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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A KeyNotFoundException is thrown when an operation attempts to retrieve an element from a collection using a key that does not exist in that collection.

KeyNotFoundException uses the HRESULT COR_E_KEYNOTFOUND, which has the value 0x80131577.

For a list of initial property values for an instance of the KeyNotFoundException class, see the KeyNotFoundException constructors.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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