UriFormatException Class

The exception that is thrown when an invalid Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) is detected.

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

public class UriFormatException : FormatException, ISerializable
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public class UriFormatException extends FormatException implements ISerializable
public class UriFormatException extends FormatException implements ISerializable
Not applicable.

The UriFormatException is thrown by the Uri class constructor if the supplied URI could not be correctly parsed. The format for a valid URI is defined in RFC 2396.

The text of the Message property indicates the reason that the exception was thrown.


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 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 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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0