DecoderFallbackException Class

 
System_CAPS_noteNote

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The exception that is thrown when a decoder fallback operation fails. This class cannot be inherited.

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

System::Object
  System::Exception
    System::SystemException
      System::ArgumentException
        System.Text::DecoderFallbackException

[SerializableAttribute]
public ref class DecoderFallbackException sealed : ArgumentException

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodDecoderFallbackException()

Initializes a new instance of the DecoderFallbackException class.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDecoderFallbackException(String^)

Initializes a new instance of the DecoderFallbackException class. A parameter specifies the error message.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDecoderFallbackException(String^, array<Byte>^, Int32)

Initializes a new instance of the DecoderFallbackException class. Parameters specify the error message, the array of bytes being decoded, and the index of the byte that cannot be decoded.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDecoderFallbackException(String^, Exception^)

Initializes a new instance of the DecoderFallbackException class. Parameters specify the error message and the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyBytesUnknown

Gets the input byte sequence that caused the exception.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyData

Gets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHelpLink

Gets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHResult

Gets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyIndex

Gets the index position in the input byte sequence of the byte that caused the exception.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyInnerException

Gets the Exception instance that caused the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyMessage

Gets the error message and the parameter name, or only the error message if no parameter name is set.(Inherited from ArgumentException.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyParamName

Gets the name of the parameter that causes this exception.(Inherited from ArgumentException.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertySource

Gets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyStackTrace

Gets a string representation of the immediate frames on the call stack.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTargetSite

Gets the method that throws the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object^)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetBaseException()

When overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetObjectData(SerializationInfo^, StreamingContext)

Sets the SerializationInfo object with the parameter name and additional exception information.(Inherited from ArgumentException.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the runtime type of the current instance.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Creates and returns a string representation of the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

The following code example demonstrates the DecoderExceptionFallback and DecoderFallbackException classes.

// This example demonstrates the DecoderExceptionFallback class.

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Text;

int main()
{
    // Create an encoding, which is equivalent to calling the
    // ASCIIEncoding class constructor.
    // The DecoderExceptionFallback parameter specifies that an exception
    // is thrown if a character cannot be encoded.
    // An encoder exception fallback is also specified, but in this code
    // example the encoding operation cannot fail.

    Encoding^ asciiEncoding = Encoding::GetEncoding("us-ascii",
        gcnew EncoderExceptionFallback(), gcnew DecoderExceptionFallback());
    String^ inputString = "XYZ";
    String^ decodedString;
    String^ twoNewLines = Environment::NewLine + Environment::NewLine ;

    array<Byte>^ encodedBytes = 
        gcnew array<Byte>(asciiEncoding->GetByteCount(inputString));
    int numberOfEncodedBytes = 0;

    // ---------------------------------------------------------------------
    Console::Clear();

    // Display the name of the encoding.
    Console::WriteLine("The name of the encoding is \"{0}\".{1}",
        asciiEncoding->WebName, Environment::NewLine);

    // Display the input string in text.
    Console::WriteLine("Input string ({0} characters): \"{1}\"",
        inputString->Length, inputString);

    // Display the input string in hexadecimal.
    Console::Write("Input string in hexadecimal: ");
    for each (char c in inputString)
    {
        Console::Write("0x{0:X2} ", c);
    }
    Console::Write(twoNewLines);

    // ---------------------------------------------------------------------
    // Encode the input string.

    Console::WriteLine("Encode the input string...");

    numberOfEncodedBytes = asciiEncoding->GetBytes(inputString, 0,
        inputString->Length, encodedBytes, 0);

    // Display the encoded bytes.
    Console::WriteLine("Encoded bytes in hexadecimal ({0} bytes):{1}",
        numberOfEncodedBytes, Environment::NewLine);
    for each (Byte b in encodedBytes)
    {
        Console::Write("0x{0:X2} ", b);
    }
    Console::Write(twoNewLines);

    // ---------------------------------------------------------------------

    // Replace the encoded byte sequences for the characters 'X' and 'Z'
    // with the value 0xFF, which is outside the valid range of 0x00 to 0x7F
    // for ASCIIEncoding. The resulting byte sequence is actually the
    // beginning of this code example because it is the input to the decoder
    // operation, and is equivalent to a corrupted or improperly encoded
    // byte sequence.

    encodedBytes[0] = 0xFF;
    encodedBytes[2] = 0xFF;

    Console::WriteLine("Display the corrupted byte sequence...");
    Console::WriteLine("Encoded bytes in hexadecimal ({0} bytes):{1}",
        numberOfEncodedBytes, Environment::NewLine);
    for each (Byte b in encodedBytes)
    {
        Console::Write("0x{0:X2} ", b);
    }
    Console::Write(twoNewLines);

    // ---------------------------------------------------------------------
    // Attempt to decode the encoded bytes. However, an exception is thrown
    // before the byte sequence can be decoded.

    Console::WriteLine("Compare the decoded bytes to the input string...");

    try
    {
        decodedString = asciiEncoding->GetString(encodedBytes);
        // This statement is never executed.
        Console::WriteLine("This statement is never executed.");
    }
    catch (DecoderFallbackException^ ex)
    {
        Console::WriteLine(ex);
        Console::WriteLine(
            "{0}*** THE CODE EXAMPLE TERMINATES HERE AS INTENDED. ***", 
            Environment::NewLine);
    }
}


/*
This code example produces the following results:

The name of the encoding is "us-ascii".

Input string (3 characters): "XYZ"
Input string in hexadecimal: 0x58 0x59 0x5A

Encode the input string...
Encoded bytes in hexadecimal (3 bytes):

0x58 0x59 0x5A

Display the corrupted byte sequence...
Encoded bytes in hexadecimal (3 bytes):

0xFF 0x59 0xFF

Compare the decoded bytes to the input string...
System.Text.DecoderFallbackException: Unable to translate bytes [FF] at index 0 from speci
fied code page to Unicode.
at System.Text.DecoderExceptionFallbackBuffer.Throw(Byte[] bytesUnknown, Int32 index)
at System.Text.DecoderExceptionFallbackBuffer.Fallback(Byte[] bytesUnknown, Int32 index
)
at System.Text.DecoderFallbackBuffer.InternalFallback(Byte[] bytes, Byte* pBytes)
at System.Text.ASCIIEncoding.GetCharCount(Byte* bytes, Int32 count, DecoderNLS decoder)

at System.String.CreateStringFromEncoding(Byte* bytes, Int32 byteLength, Encoding encod
ing)
at System.Text.ASCIIEncoding.GetString(Byte[] bytes, Int32 byteIndex, Int32 byteCount)
at System.Text.Encoding.GetString(Byte[] bytes)
at Sample.Main()

*** THE CODE EXAMPLE TERMINATES HERE AS INTENDED. ***

*/

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1

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

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