Java.lang.Thread.toString() Method


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Description

The java.lang.Thread.toString() method returns a string representation of this thread, including the thread's name, priority, and thread group.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.Thread.toString() method

public String toString()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

This method returns string representation of this thread.

Exception

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.Thread.toString() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

public class ThreadDemo implements Runnable {

   Thread t;

   ThreadDemo() {

      t = new Thread(this);
      // this will call run() function
      t.start();
   }

   public void run() {

      // returns a string representation of this thread 
      System.out.println(t.toString());
   }

   public static void main(String[] args) {
      new ThreadDemo();
   }
} 

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

Thread[Thread-0,5,main]

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