[Mono-bugs] [Bug 375792] New: PropertyGrid: Display converter' s error message when set property fails

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           Summary: PropertyGrid: Display converter's error message when set
                    property fails
           Product: Mono: Class Libraries
           Version: 1.9.0
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: Other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Enhancement
          Priority: P5 - None
         Component: Windows.Forms
        AssignedTo: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
        ReportedBy: andyhume32 at yahoo.co.uk
         QAContact: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
          Found By: ---

When a new typed-in value can't be converted to suit the property then a
message box is displayed, however only a generic error message is displayed and
not the error from the TypeConverter ConvertFrom call itself.

See repro app property "FooVersion5WithTypeConvTypeof".  Enter value "zzzz"
should see error: "Need format [v]x.x.x.x, e.g. v1.2.3.4 or 91.2.65535.1".  Or
enter "" (six 4s) should see error: "must number between 0 to

BTW MSFT displays a generic error alongwith the precise error in a optional

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