Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.lang
Class IllegalArgumentException

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Exception
          extended by java.lang.RuntimeException
              extended by java.lang.IllegalArgumentException
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable
Direct Known Subclasses:
IllegalCharsetNameException, IllegalFormatException, IllegalSelectorException, IllegalThreadStateException, InvalidKeyException, InvalidOpenTypeException, InvalidParameterException, KeyAlreadyExistsException, NumberFormatException, PatternSyntaxException, UnresolvedAddressException, UnsupportedAddressTypeException, UnsupportedCharsetException

public class IllegalArgumentException
extends RuntimeException

Thrown to indicate that a method has been passed an illegal or inappropriate argument.

Since:
JDK1.0
See Also:
Thread.setPriority(int), Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
IllegalArgumentException()
          Constructs an IllegalArgumentException with no detail message.
IllegalArgumentException(String s)
          Constructs an IllegalArgumentException with the specified detail message.
IllegalArgumentException(String message, Throwable cause)
          Constructs a new exception with the specified detail message and cause.
IllegalArgumentException(Throwable cause)
          Constructs a new exception with the specified cause and a detail message of (cause==null ? null : cause.toString()) (which typically contains the class and detail message of cause).
 
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

IllegalArgumentException

public IllegalArgumentException()
Constructs an IllegalArgumentException with no detail message.


IllegalArgumentException

public IllegalArgumentException(String s)
Constructs an IllegalArgumentException with the specified detail message.

Parameters:
s - the detail message.

IllegalArgumentException

public IllegalArgumentException(String message,
                                Throwable cause)
Constructs a new exception with the specified detail message and cause.

Note that the detail message associated with cause is not automatically incorporated in this exception's detail message.

Parameters:
message - the detail message (which is saved for later retrieval by the Throwable.getMessage() method).
cause - the cause (which is saved for later retrieval by the Throwable.getCause() method). (A null value is permitted, and indicates that the cause is nonexistent or unknown.)
Since:
1.5

IllegalArgumentException

public IllegalArgumentException(Throwable cause)
Constructs a new exception with the specified cause and a detail message of (cause==null ? null : cause.toString()) (which typically contains the class and detail message of cause). This constructor is useful for exceptions that are little more than wrappers for other throwables (for example, PrivilegedActionException).

Parameters:
cause - the cause (which is saved for later retrieval by the Throwable.getCause() method). (A null value is permitted, and indicates that the cause is nonexistent or unknown.)
Since:
1.5

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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