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ArgumentException Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the ArgumentException class with a specified error message.

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

public ArgumentException(
	string message
)

Parameters

message
Type: System.String

The error message that explains the reason for the exception.

This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance to a system-supplied message that describes the error, such as "An invalid argument was specified." This message takes into account the current system culture.

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

Property

Value

InnerException

A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Message

The error message 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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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