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_Exception.InnerException Property

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the Exception.InnerException property.

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

Exception InnerException { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Exception
An instance of System.Exception that describes the error that caused the current exception. The Exception.InnerException property returns the same value that was passed to the constructor, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the inner exception value was not supplied to the constructor. This property is read-only.

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code and should not be called from managed code.

The Exception.InnerException property gets the Exception instance that caused the current exception.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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