Exception Constructor

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Initializes a new instance of the Exception class.

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

public Exception()

This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance to a system-supplied message that describes the error and takes into account the current system culture.

All the derived classes should provide this default constructor. The following table shows the initial property values for an instance of Exception.

Property

Value

InnerException

A null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Message

A system-supplied localized description.

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