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Exception.Source Property

Gets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error.

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

abstract Source : string with get, set
override Source : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the application or the object that causes the error.




The object must be a runtime System.Reflection object

If Source is not set, the name of the assembly where the exception originated is returned.

The following code example throws an Exception that sets the Source property in its constructor and then catches the exception and displays Source.

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.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.