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C# C# Objects Inheritance Catching Exceptions

Catch(System.Exception ex) not throwing the exceptions i expect

Why doesn't " Catch(System.Exception ex) " catch all errors of type Exception?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,039 Points

It would help if you provided the complete code, and explain what makes you think it doesn't.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,039 Points

Since most of the examples of this quiz have cascading catch clauses, I'm guessing that you're looking at one where a more specific catch handles the exception instead of the basic System.Exception clause.

Remember that once any catch clause condition is met, that clause handles the exception so no other catch clauses that follow it will be triggered.

If that's not your issue, please provide more information.

That was exactly what had happend, I thought that the quiz and individual question followed along, my bad!