JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0
Class FileNotFoundException

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

public class FileNotFoundException
extends IOException

Signals that an attempt to open the file denoted by a specified pathname has failed.

This exception will be thrown by the FileInputStream, FileOutputStream, and RandomAccessFile constructors when a file with the specified pathname does not exist. It will also be thrown by these constructors if the file does exist but for some reason is inaccessible, for example when an attempt is made to open a read-only file for writing.

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Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
          Constructs a FileNotFoundException with null as its error detail message.
FileNotFoundException(String s)
          Constructs a FileNotFoundException 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 FileNotFoundException()
Constructs a FileNotFoundException with null as its error detail message.


public FileNotFoundException(String s)
Constructs a FileNotFoundException with the specified detail message. The string s can be retrieved later by the Throwable.getMessage() method of class java.lang.Throwable.

s - the detail message.

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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