ValidationAttribute.ErrorMessage Property

Gets or sets the non-localizable error message to display when validation fails.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations
Assembly:  System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations (in System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.dll)


Public Property ErrorMessage As String
public string ErrorMessage { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The non-localizable error message.


You use the ErrorMessage property to provide non-localizable error messages. For localizable error messages, use the ErrorMessageResourceType and ErrorMessageResourceName properties.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3


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