Java.lang.Throwable.toString() Method

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Description

The java.lang.Throwable.toString() method returns a short description of this throwable. The result is the concatenation of:

  • the name of the class of this object
  • ": " (a colon and a space)
  • the result of invoking this object's getLocalizedMessage() method.

If getLocalizedMessage returns null, then just the class name is returned.

Declaration

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

public String toString()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns a string representation of this throwable.

Exception

  • NA

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

public class ThrowableDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

     try {
        Exception2();
     }
     catch(Throwable e) {
        System.err.println(e.toString());
     }
   }
  
   public static void Exception2()throws Throwable {
      throw new Throwable("This is the new Exception"); 
   }
} 

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

java.lang.Throwable: This is the new Exception



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