JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Class MissingFormatArgumentException

  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.MissingFormatArgumentException
All Implemented Interfaces:

public class MissingFormatArgumentException
extends IllegalFormatException

Unchecked exception thrown when there is a format specifier which does not have a corresponding argument or if an argument index refers to an argument that does not exist.

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
MissingFormatArgumentException(String s)
          Constructs an instance of this class with the unmatched format specifier.
Method Summary
 String getFormatSpecifier()
          Returns the unmatched format specifier.
 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 MissingFormatArgumentException(String s)
Constructs an instance of this class with the unmatched format specifier.

s - Format specifier which does not have a corresponding argument
Method Detail


public String getFormatSpecifier()
Returns the unmatched format specifier.

The unmatched format specifier


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).

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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