Exception Constructor (String, Exception)

 

Initializes a new instance of the Exception class with a specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.

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

new : 
        message:string *
        innerException:Exception -> Exception

Parameters

message
Type: System.String

The error message that explains the reason for the exception.

innerException
Type: System.Exception

The exception that is the cause of the current exception, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if no inner exception is specified.

An exception that is thrown as a direct result of a previous exception should include a reference to the previous exception in the InnerException property. The InnerException property returns the same value that is passed into the constructor, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the InnerException property does not supply the inner exception value to the constructor.

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

Property

Value

InnerException

The inner exception reference.

Message

The error message string.

The following code example derives an Exception for a specific condition. The code demonstrates the use of the constructor that takes a message and an inner exception as parameters, for both the derived class and the base Exception class.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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