Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.lang
Class InstantiationException

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

public class InstantiationException
extends Exception

Thrown when an application tries to create an instance of a class using the newInstance method in class Class, but the specified class object cannot be instantiated. The instantiation can fail for a variety of reasons including but not limited to:

Since:
JDK1.0
See Also:
Class.newInstance(), Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
InstantiationException()
          Constructs an InstantiationException with no detail message.
InstantiationException(String s)
          Constructs an InstantiationException 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

InstantiationException

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


InstantiationException

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

Parameters:
s - the detail message.

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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