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The Add method throws an exception if the new key is already in the dictionary


Imports System
Imports System.Collections.Generic

Public Class Example

    Public Shared Sub Main() 
        Dim openWith As New SortedDictionary(Of String, String)

        openWith.Add("A", "a")
        openWith.Add("B", "b")
        openWith.Add("C", "c")
        openWith.Add("D", "d")

            openWith.Add("txt", "winword.exe")
            Console.WriteLine("An element with Key = ""txt"" already exists.")
        End Try

    End Sub

End Class


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