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SafeArrayRankMismatchException Class

The exception thrown when the rank of an incoming SAFEARRAY does not match the rank specified in the managed signature.

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

public class SafeArrayRankMismatchException : SystemException
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(true) */ 
public class SafeArrayRankMismatchException extends SystemException
public class SafeArrayRankMismatchException extends SystemException

SafeArrayRankMismatchException uses the HRESULT COR_E_SAFEARRAYRANKMISMATCH which has the value 0x80131538.

The rank of a SAFEARRAY is the number of dimensions in that array.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0