ArgumentException Constructor (String)
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ArgumentException Constructor (String)

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

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

public ArgumentException(
	string message
)

Parameters

message
Type: System.String
The error message that explains the reason for the exception.

This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance to a system-supplied message that describes the error, such as "An invalid argument was specified." This message takes into account the current system culture.

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

Property

Value

InnerException

A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Message

The error message string.

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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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