Sign in to follow this  

Java Throw Exception

This topic is 1943 days old which is more than the 365 day threshold we allow for new replies. Please post a new topic.

If you intended to correct an error in the post then please contact us.

Recommended Posts

Hello,
I have an application which excepts a username and password input from the user. Then attempts a network connection, 3 classes deep from my form events (the view). So deep in my networking connection I want to throw and Exception and log some text for the user to see. So..

with in this method I have something like..
[CODE]
public boolean doAConnect() [b]throws Exception[/b]
{
//check invalid usernamepassword here...
if (errorCode == invalidUsernamePass)
throw new Exception("Invalid Username and Password);
[/CODE]


the problem is that in my view when I use the try/catch, I am getting a "Java.lang.exception error: <error message here>". I only want the error message I set! Any ideas how I can just show the message to the user without the "Java.lang.Exception error:" pre-pended onto my string?
[CODE]
try{
doAConnect()
}
catch(Exception e)
{
Dialog.alert(e.toString());
}
[/CODE] Edited by Instigator

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Did you try the getMessage() method instead of toString()?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
[url="http://docs.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/lang/Throwable.html#getMessage()"]Exception.getMessage()[/url]

[b]edit:[/b] WTF... it's impossible to beat SiCrane... Edited by Cornstalks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This topic is 1943 days old which is more than the 365 day threshold we allow for new replies. Please post a new topic.

If you intended to correct an error in the post then please contact us.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this