To set the property:
To return the property value:
Any string expression
A read/write property containing a short string describing a runtime error
When a runtime error occurs, the Description property is automatically assigned the standard description of the error.
For application-defined errors, you must assign a string expression to the Description property, or the error will not have an accompanying textual message.
You can override the standard description by assigning your own description to the Err object for both VB errors and application-defined errors.
If an error occurs within a class module, an ActiveX DLL, or an EXE — regardless of whether it is running in or out of your application’s process space — no error information from the component will be available to your application unless you explicitly pass back an error code as part of the error-handling routine within the component. This is done using the Err.Raise method, which allows you to raise an error on the client, passing custom arguments for Number, Source, and Description.
If you raise an error with the Err.Raise method and do not set the Description property, the Description property will be automatically set to “Application- efined or Object-Defined Error.”
You can also pass the Err.Description to a logging ...