JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Class ClassCastException

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

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);

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Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
          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


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


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

s - the detail message.

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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