ArgumentOutOfRangeException Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the ArgumentOutOfRangeException class with the name of the parameter that causes this exception.

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

public ArgumentOutOfRangeException(
	string paramName
)

Parameters

paramName
Type: System.String

The name of the parameter that causes this exception.

This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance to a system-supplied message that describes the error, such as "Nonnegative number required." This message takes into account the current system culture.

This constructor initializes the ParamName property of the new instance using the paramName parameter. The content of paramName is intended to be understood by humans.

The following table shows the initial property values for an instance of ArgumentOutOfRangeException.

Property

Value

InnerException

A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Message

The empty string ("").

ParamName

The parameter name string.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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