A System.Exception object or an object inherited from it containing the current exception
Returns the Exception object associated with the current exception
The GetException method can be called at any time in a program.
If there is no exception, the method returns an uninitialized
exception object (i.e., an object whose value is
The following code renames a file:
Private Sub RenameFile( ) Dim sOldName, sNewName As String Try sOldName = InputBox("Enter the file name to rename") sNewName = InputBox("Enter the new file name") Rename("c:\" & sOldName, "c:\" & sNewName) Catch ex As Exception MsgBox(Err.GetException( ).ToString) Exit Sub End Try End Sub
If the user inputs an invalid filename in the first input box, the result is the following message that displays information about the error:
System.IO.FileNotFoundException: File not found at Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileSystem.Rename(String OldPath, String NewPath) at WindowsApplication2.Form1.RenameFile( ) in C:\Documents and Settings\sr\My Documents\Visual Studio Projects\ ClipboardSave2\WindowsApplication2\Form1.vb:line 59
The Err.GetException method can be used with the unstructured
Next statement as well
as with the
Since GetException is a member of the Err object, its major application is to provide access to error ...