WarningException Class

Specifies an exception that is handled as a warning instead of an error.

Namespace: System.ComponentModel
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public class WarningException : SystemException
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public class WarningException extends SystemException
public class WarningException extends SystemException
Not applicable.

If this exception is not caught, it is presented to the user as a warning message. In the WarningException constructor, you can specify the Help file and Help topic to display if the user requests more information.


The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this class has the following Resources property value: SharedState. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

The following code example shows how to catch a warning and interpret its warning message.

WarningException myEx=new WarningException("This is a warning");        

WarningException myEx = new WarningException("This is a warning");


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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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