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Marshal.GetExceptionCode Method

Updated: October 2010

Retrieves a code that identifies the type of the exception that occurred.

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

public static int GetExceptionCode()

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The type of the exception.

GetExceptionCode is exposed for compiler support of structured exception handling (SEH) only. If this method is called before an exception is thrown, it returns 0x0.

.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

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

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.

Date

History

Reason

October 2010

Corrected the value that is returned before exceptions have been thrown.

Customer feedback.

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