InvalidCastException Constructor (String)
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InvalidCastException Constructor (String)

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

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

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

public InvalidCastException(
	string message


Type: System.String
The message that describes the error.

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.

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 Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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