exception handling

I am using visual studio 2008 - C#
I am trying to use code with ex.Message
intellisense does not recognize ex - I see exception
Should I be able to use ex as code in C#?
thank you
davetoughAsked:
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Anurag ThakurTechnical ManagerCommented:
can you share your code
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davetoughAuthor Commented:
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace labOne
{
    public partial class Form1 : Form
    {
        public Form1()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
        }

        private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            try
            {
                int myTotal = Int16.Parse(textBox1.Text);
            }
            catch
            {
                MessageBox.Show("error":, ex.Message");
            }

        }
    }
}
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Daniel WilsonCommented:
catch (Exception ex)
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davetoughAuthor Commented:
if i understand correctly - i insert it here
  try
            {
                int myTotal = Int16.Parse(textBox1.Text);
            }
            catch (Exception ex)  //HERE

            {
                MessageBox.Show("error":, ex.Message");                 }
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saraganiCommented:
You understand correctly.

You can also catch by exception type:

            try
            {
                int myTotal = Int16.Parse(textBox1.Text);
            }
            catch (IOException ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show("error":, ex.Message");
            }
            catch (UserDesignedException ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show("error":, ex.Message");
                // Do some code here if you need
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show("error":, ex.Message");
            }
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