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MissingMemberException.Message Property

Gets the text string showing the class name, the member name, and the signature of the missing member.

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

public override string Message { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The error message string.



If the class name is not specified when the object is constructed, the default text string inherited from the base class is returned.

This property overrides Message. The error message should be localized.

This property is read-only.

The following example demonstrates the Message property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the MissingMemberException class.

    // Attempt to access a static AnotherField field defined in the App class.
    // However, because the App class does not define this field,
    // a MissingFieldException is thrown.
    typeof(App).InvokeMember("AnotherField", BindingFlags.Static |
        BindingFlags.GetField, null, null, null);
catch (MissingMemberException e)
 // Notice that this code is catching MissingMemberException which is the
 // base class of MissingMethodException and MissingFieldException.
 // Show the user that the AnotherField field cannot be accessed.
 Console.WriteLine("Unable to access the AnotherField field: {0}", e.Message);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.