Class Exception

Implemented Interfaces:
Known Direct Subclasses:
AclNotFoundException, ActivationException, AlreadyBoundException, ApplicationException, AWTException, BackingStoreException, BadAttributeValueExpException, BadBinaryOpValueExpException, BadLocationException, BadStringOperationException, CertificateException, CloneNotSupportedException, DataFormatException, DatatypeConfigurationException, DatatypeException, DestroyFailedException, ExpandVetoException, FontFormatException, GeneralSecurityException, GetDelegateInstanceException, GIFFile.GIFException, GSSException, HeuristicCommitException, HeuristicMixedException, HeuristicRollbackException, IllegalClassFormatException, InterruptedException, IntrospectionException, InvalidApplicationException, InvalidMidiDataException, InvalidPreferencesFormatException, IOException, JdwpException, JMException, LastOwnerException, LimitReachedException, LineUnavailableException, MidiUnavailableException, MimeTypeParseException, MimeTypeParseException, NamingException, NoninvertibleTransformException, NotBoundException, NotOwnerException, NotSupportedException, ParseException, ParserConfigurationException, PrinterException, PrintException, PrivilegedActionException, PropertyVetoException, ReflectiveOperationException, RefreshFailedException, RemarshalException, REException, RollbackException, RuntimeException, SAXException, ServerNotActiveException, SQLException, SystemException, TooManyListenersException, TransformerException, TransformerException, TransportException, UnmodifiableClassException, UnsupportedAudioFileException, UnsupportedCallbackException, UnsupportedFlavorException, UnsupportedLookAndFeelException, URISyntaxException, UserException, WrongPaddingException, XAException, XMLStreamException, XPathException, XPathParser.yyException

public class Exception
extends Throwable

The root class of all exceptions worth catching in a program. This includes the special category of RuntimeException, which does not need to be declared in a throws clause. Exceptions can be used to represent almost any exceptional behavior, such as programming errors, mouse movements, keyboard clicking, etc.
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Serialized Form

Constructor Summary

Create an exception without a message.
Exception(String s)
Create an exception with a message.
Exception(String s, Throwable cause)
Create an exception with a message and a cause.
Exception(Throwable cause)
Create an exception with a given cause, and a message of cause == null ?

Method Summary

Methods inherited from class java.lang.Throwable

fillInStackTrace, getCause, getLocalizedMessage, getMessage, getStackTrace, initCause, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, setStackTrace, toString

Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

clone, equals, extends Object> getClass, finalize, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Details


public Exception()
Create an exception without a message. The cause remains uninitialized.


public Exception(String s)
Create an exception with a message. The cause remains uninitialized.
s - the message


public Exception(String s,
                 Throwable cause)
Create an exception with a message and a cause.
s - the message string
cause - the cause of this error


public Exception(Throwable cause)
Create an exception with a given cause, and a message of cause == null ? null : cause.toString().
cause - the cause of this exception
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