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InvalidCastException.InvalidCastException(String, Int32) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the InvalidCastException class with a specified message and error code.

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

public InvalidCastException (
	string message,
	int errorCode
public InvalidCastException (
	String message, 
	int errorCode
public function InvalidCastException (
	message : String, 
	errorCode : int
Not applicable.



The message that indicates the reason the exception occurred.


The error code (HRESULT) value associated with the exception.

This constructor initializes the Exception.Message property of the new exception using the message parameter. The content of message is intended to be understood by humans. The caller of this constructor is required to ensure that this string has been localized for the current system culture.

This constructor supplies an HRESULT value that is accessible to inheritors of the InvalidCastException class, via the protected HResult property of the Exception class.

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




A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The error message string.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0