MissingFieldException.Message Property

Gets the text string showing the signature of the missing field, the class name, and the field name. This property is read-only.

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

public override string Message { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_Message ()

public override function get Message () : String

Property Value

The error message string.

If the class name is not specified when the object is constructed, the default text string inherited from the base class is returned. This property overrides Message. The error message should be localized.

The following example demonstrates the Message property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the MissingFieldException class.

try 
{
    // Attempt to access a static AField field defined in the App class.
    // However, because the App class does not define this field, 
    // a MissingFieldException is thrown.
    typeof(App).InvokeMember("AField", BindingFlags.Static | BindingFlags.SetField, 
        null, null, new Object[] { 5 });
}
catch (MissingFieldException e) 
{
 // Show the user that the AField field cannot be accessed.
 Console.WriteLine("Unable to access the AField field: {0}", e.Message);
}

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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