InvalidCastException Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the InvalidCastException class.

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

Public Sub New

This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance to a system-supplied message that describes the error, such as "Cannot cast from source type to destination type." This message takes into account the current system culture.

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




A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The localized error message string.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

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