TargetInvocationException Constructor (String, Exception)

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Initializes a new instance of the TargetInvocationException class with a specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.

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

Syntax

Public Sub New ( _
    message As String, _
    inner As Exception _
)
public TargetInvocationException(
    string message,
    Exception inner
)

Parameters

  • message
    Type: System..::.String
    The error message that explains the reason for the exception.
  • inner
    Type: System..::.Exception
    The exception that is the cause of the current exception. If the inner parameter is not nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), the current exception is raised in a catch block that handles the inner exception.

Remarks

An exception that is thrown as a direct result of a previous exception should include a reference to the previous exception in the InnerException property. The InnerException property returns the same value that is passed into the constructor, or nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the InnerException property does not supply the inner exception value to the constructor.

The following table shows the initial property values for an instance of TargetInvocationException.

Property

Value

InnerException

The inner exception reference.

Message

The error message string.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

TargetInvocationException Class

TargetInvocationException Overload

System.Reflection Namespace

Exception

Other Resources

Handling and Throwing Exceptions