SqlError.ToString SqlError.ToString SqlError.ToString SqlError.ToString Method

Definition

Gets the complete text of the error message.

public:
 override System::String ^ ToString();
public override string ToString ();
override this.ToString : unit -> string
Public Overrides Function ToString () As String

Returns

The complete text of the error.

Examples

The following example displays each SqlError within the SqlErrorCollection collection.

public static void ShowSqlException(string connectionString)
{
    string queryString = "EXECUTE NonExistantStoredProcedure";
    
    using (SqlConnection connection = new SqlConnection(connectionString))
    {
        SqlCommand command = new SqlCommand(queryString, connection);
        try
        {
            command.Connection.Open();
            command.ExecuteNonQuery();
        }
        catch (SqlException ex)
        {
            DisplaySqlErrors(ex);
        }
    }
}

private static void DisplaySqlErrors(SqlException exception)
{
    for (int i = 0; i < exception.Errors.Count; i++)
    {
        Console.WriteLine("Index #" + i + "\n" +
            "Error: " + exception.Errors[i].ToString() + "\n");
    }
    Console.ReadLine();
}
Public Sub ShowSqlException(ByVal connectionString As String)
    Dim queryString As String = "EXECUTE NonExistantStoredProcedure"

    Using connection As New SqlConnection(connectionString)
        Dim command As New SqlCommand(queryString, connection)

        Try
            command.Connection.Open()
            command.ExecuteNonQuery()

        Catch ex As SqlException
            DisplaySqlErrors(ex)
        End Try
    End Using
End Sub

Private Sub DisplaySqlErrors(ByVal exception As SqlException)
    Dim i As Integer

    For i = 0 To exception.Errors.Count - 1
        Console.WriteLine("Index #" & i & ControlChars.NewLine & _
            "Error: " & exception.Errors(i).ToString() & ControlChars.NewLine)
    Next i
    Console.ReadLine()
End Sub

Remarks

The string is in the form "SqlError:", followed by the Message, and the stack trace. For example:

SqlError:UserId or Password not valid. <stack trace>

Applies to

See also