CultureNotFoundException Constructor (String, String, String)

Initializes a new instance of the CultureNotFoundException class with a specified error message, the invalid culture name, and the name of the parameter that caused this exception.

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


Public Sub New ( _
    paramName As String, _
    invalidCultureName As String, _
    message As String _
public CultureNotFoundException(
    string paramName,
    string invalidCultureName,
    string message


  • paramName
    Type: System.String
    The name of the parameter that caused the current exception.
  • invalidCultureName
    Type: System.String
    The culture name that cannot be found.
  • message
    Type: System.String
    The error message that explains the reason for this exception.


This constructor initializes the Message property of the new instance by using the value of the message parameter. The caller of this constructor must ensure that this string has been localized for the current system culture. The paramName parameter is also appended to the string returned by the Message property.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4


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