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ArgumentException.Message Property

 

Gets the error message and the parameter name, or only the error message if no parameter name is set.

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

public override string Message { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

A text string describing the details of the exception. The value of this property takes one of two forms:

Condition

Value

The paramName is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or of zero length.

The message string passed to the constructor.

The paramName is not null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) and it has a length greater than zero.

The message string appended with the name of the invalid parameter.

This property overrides Message. The error message should be localized.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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
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