Exception Constructor (String)

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

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

new : 
        message:string -> Exception

Parameters

message
Type: System..::..String
The message that describes the error.

This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance using the message parameter. If the message parameter is nullNothingnullptrunita null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), this is the same as calling the Exception constructor.

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

Property

Value

InnerException

A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Message

The error message string.

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