Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.lang
Class ClassCastException

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Exception
          extended by java.lang.RuntimeException
              extended by java.lang.ClassCastException
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable

public class ClassCastException
extends RuntimeException

Thrown to indicate that the code has attempted to cast an object to a subclass of which it is not an instance. For example, the following code generates a ClassCastException:

     Object x = new Integer(0);
     System.out.println((String)x);
 

Since:
JDK1.0
See Also:
Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
ClassCastException()
          Constructs a ClassCastException with no detail message.
ClassCastException(String s)
          Constructs a ClassCastException with the specified detail message.
 
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
 

Constructor Detail

ClassCastException

public ClassCastException()
Constructs a ClassCastException with no detail message.


ClassCastException

public ClassCastException(String s)
Constructs a ClassCastException with the specified detail message.

Parameters:
s - the detail message.

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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