Android APIs
public class

PatternSyntaxException

extends IllegalArgumentException
java.lang.Object
   ↳ java.lang.Throwable
     ↳ java.lang.Exception
       ↳ java.lang.RuntimeException
         ↳ java.lang.IllegalArgumentException
           ↳ java.util.regex.PatternSyntaxException

Class Overview

Encapsulates a syntax error that occurred during the compilation of a Pattern. Might include a detailed description, the original regular expression, and the index at which the error occurred.

Summary

Public Constructors
PatternSyntaxException(String description, String pattern, int index)
Creates a new PatternSyntaxException for a given message, pattern, and error index.
Public Methods
String getDescription()
Returns the description of the syntax error, or null if the description is not known.
int getIndex()
Returns the character index around which the error occurred, or -1 if the index is not known.
String getMessage()
Returns a detailed error message for the exception.
String getPattern()
Returns the syntactically incorrect regular expression.
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Inherited Methods
From class java.lang.Throwable
From class java.lang.Object

Public Constructors

public PatternSyntaxException (String description, String pattern, int index)

Added in API level 1

Creates a new PatternSyntaxException for a given message, pattern, and error index.

Parameters
description the description of the syntax error, or null if the description is not known.
pattern the syntactically incorrect regular expression, or null if the regular expression is not known.
index the character index around which the error occurred, or -1 if the index is not known.

Public Methods

public String getDescription ()

Added in API level 1

Returns the description of the syntax error, or null if the description is not known.

Returns
String the description.

public int getIndex ()

Added in API level 1

Returns the character index around which the error occurred, or -1 if the index is not known.

Returns
int the index.

public String getMessage ()

Added in API level 1

Returns a detailed error message for the exception. The message is potentially multi-line, and it might include a detailed description, the original regular expression, and the index at which the error occurred.

Returns
String the error message.

public String getPattern ()

Added in API level 1

Returns the syntactically incorrect regular expression.

Returns
String the regular expression.