Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Class UnknownFormatFlagsException

  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
                      extended by java.util.UnknownFormatFlagsException
All Implemented Interfaces:

public class UnknownFormatFlagsException
extends IllegalFormatException

Unchecked exception thrown when an unknown flag is given.

Unless otherwise specified, passing a null argument to any method or constructor in this class will cause a NullPointerException to be thrown.

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Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
UnknownFormatFlagsException(String f)
          Constructs an instance of this class with the specified flags.
Method Summary
 String getFlags()
          Returns the set of flags which contains an unknown flag.
 String getMessage()
          Returns the detail message string of this throwable.
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Throwable
fillInStackTrace, getCause, getLocalizedMessage, 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


public UnknownFormatFlagsException(String f)
Constructs an instance of this class with the specified flags.

f - The set of format flags which contain an unknown flag
Method Detail


public String getFlags()
Returns the set of flags which contains an unknown flag.

The flags


public String getMessage()
Description copied from class: Throwable
Returns the detail message string of this throwable.

getMessage in class Throwable
the detail message string of this Throwable instance (which may be null).

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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