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ValidationException Constructor (String, ValidationAttribute, Object)

Initializes a new instance of the ValidationException class using a specified error message, a validation attribute, and the value of the current exception.

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

public ValidationException(
	string errorMessage,
	ValidationAttribute validatingAttribute,
	Object value


Type: System.String
The message that states the error.
Type: System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.ValidationAttribute
The attribute that caused the current exception.
Type: System.Object
The value of the object that caused the attribute to trigger validation error.

For more information, see How to: Customize Data Field Validation in the Data Model.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.