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C# C# Objects Inheritance Catching Exceptions

Hamzah Iqbal
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Hamzah Iqbal
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 11,145 Points

Try/catch error is not making sense

error CS1525: Unexpected symbol `catch'.

What am I doing wrong?

Program.cs
int value = int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());

if(value < 0 || value > 20)
 {
    throw new System.Exception();
 }

Console.WriteLine(string.Format("You entered {0}",value));

{

catch(System.Exception) 
Console.WriteLine("Value is out of bounds!");    

}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
222,120 Points

A "catch" can only be used with "try", but there's no "try" in this code (yet!).

Also, be careful about where the braces are placed.

Hamzah Iqbal
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Hamzah Iqbal
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 11,145 Points

int value = int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());

if (value < 0 || value > 20)

try 
    { 
      Console.WriteLine(string.Format("You entered {0}",value));
     }

catch (Exception)

    { 
    Console.WriteLine("Value is out of bounds!");
     }

I get this error:

I entered "2" but nothing was printed out. Make sure to write the message to the console.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
222,120 Points

In addition to the success message, the "try" must enclose all the code where the conditional test is done and the "throw" occurs.