GetException Method
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ErrObject.GetException Method

Returns the exception representing the error that occurred.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public Exception GetException()

Return Value

Type: System.Exception
Returns the exception representing the error that occurred.

The GetException function is available only from the Err object class. It works with the Exception property of the Err object to display the error that has occurred.

The following code displays the message assigned to the exception in the Err object:

On Error Resume Next
Dim myError As System.Exception
' Generate an overflow exception.
' Assigns the exception from the Err object to myError.
myError = Err.GetException()
' Displays the message associated with the exception.

.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.

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