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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 a 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.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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