JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Class IllegalFormatException

  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Exception
          extended by java.lang.RuntimeException
              extended by java.lang.IllegalArgumentException
                  extended by java.util.IllegalFormatException
All Implemented Interfaces:
Direct Known Subclasses:
DuplicateFormatFlagsException, FormatFlagsConversionMismatchException, IllegalFormatCodePointException, IllegalFormatConversionException, IllegalFormatFlagsException, IllegalFormatPrecisionException, IllegalFormatWidthException, MissingFormatArgumentException, MissingFormatWidthException, UnknownFormatConversionException, UnknownFormatFlagsException

public class IllegalFormatException
extends IllegalArgumentException

Unchecked exception thrown when a format string contains an illegal syntax or a format specifier that is incompatible with the given arguments. Only explicit subtypes of this exception which correspond to specific errors should be instantiated.

See Also:
Serialized Form

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, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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