org.w3c.dom
Class DOMException

java.lang.Object
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  +--java.lang.Throwable
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        +--java.lang.Exception
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              +--java.lang.RuntimeException
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                    +--org.w3c.dom.DOMException
Direct Known Subclasses:
DTMDOMException, DTMNamedNodeMap.DTMException

public class DOMException
extends java.lang.RuntimeException

DOM operations only raise exceptions in "exceptional" circumstances, i.e., when an operation is impossible to perform (either for logical reasons, because data is lost, or because the implementation has become unstable). In general, DOM methods return specific error values in ordinary processing situations, such as out-of-bound errors when using NodeList.

Implementations should raise other exceptions under other circumstances. For example, implementations should raise an implementation-dependent exception if a null argument is passed when null was not expected.

Some languages and object systems do not support the concept of exceptions. For such systems, error conditions may be indicated using native error reporting mechanisms. For some bindings, for example, methods may return error codes similar to those listed in the corresponding method descriptions.

See also the Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Core Specification.

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Serialized Form

Field Summary
 short code
           
static short DOMSTRING_SIZE_ERR
          If the specified range of text does not fit into a DOMString.
static short HIERARCHY_REQUEST_ERR
          If any Node is inserted somewhere it doesn't belong.
static short INDEX_SIZE_ERR
          If index or size is negative, or greater than the allowed value.
static short INUSE_ATTRIBUTE_ERR
          If an attempt is made to add an attribute that is already in use elsewhere.
static short INVALID_ACCESS_ERR
          If a parameter or an operation is not supported by the underlying object.
static short INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR
          If an invalid or illegal character is specified, such as in an XML name.
static short INVALID_MODIFICATION_ERR
          If an attempt is made to modify the type of the underlying object.
static short INVALID_STATE_ERR
          If an attempt is made to use an object that is not, or is no longer, usable.
static short NAMESPACE_ERR
          If an attempt is made to create or change an object in a way which is incorrect with regard to namespaces.
static short NO_DATA_ALLOWED_ERR
          If data is specified for a Node which does not support data.
static short NO_MODIFICATION_ALLOWED_ERR
          If an attempt is made to modify an object where modifications are not allowed.
static short NOT_FOUND_ERR
          If an attempt is made to reference a Node in a context where it does not exist.
static short NOT_SUPPORTED_ERR
          If the implementation does not support the requested type of object or operation.
static short SYNTAX_ERR
          If an invalid or illegal string is specified.
static short TYPE_MISMATCH_ERR
          If the type of an object is incompatible with the expected type of the parameter associated to the object.
static short VALIDATION_ERR
          If a call to a method such as insertBefore or removeChild would make the Node invalid with respect to "partial validity", this exception would be raised and the operation would not be done.
static short WRONG_DOCUMENT_ERR
          If a Node is used in a different document than the one that created it (that doesn't support it).
 
Constructor Summary
DOMException(short code, java.lang.String message)
           
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Throwable
fillInStackTrace, getLocalizedMessage, getMessage, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, toString
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

code

public short code

INDEX_SIZE_ERR

public static final short INDEX_SIZE_ERR
If index or size is negative, or greater than the allowed value.

DOMSTRING_SIZE_ERR

public static final short DOMSTRING_SIZE_ERR
If the specified range of text does not fit into a DOMString.

HIERARCHY_REQUEST_ERR

public static final short HIERARCHY_REQUEST_ERR
If any Node is inserted somewhere it doesn't belong.

WRONG_DOCUMENT_ERR

public static final short WRONG_DOCUMENT_ERR
If a Node is used in a different document than the one that created it (that doesn't support it).

INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR

public static final short INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR
If an invalid or illegal character is specified, such as in an XML name.

NO_DATA_ALLOWED_ERR

public static final short NO_DATA_ALLOWED_ERR
If data is specified for a Node which does not support data.

NO_MODIFICATION_ALLOWED_ERR

public static final short NO_MODIFICATION_ALLOWED_ERR
If an attempt is made to modify an object where modifications are not allowed.

NOT_FOUND_ERR

public static final short NOT_FOUND_ERR
If an attempt is made to reference a Node in a context where it does not exist.

NOT_SUPPORTED_ERR

public static final short NOT_SUPPORTED_ERR
If the implementation does not support the requested type of object or operation.

INUSE_ATTRIBUTE_ERR

public static final short INUSE_ATTRIBUTE_ERR
If an attempt is made to add an attribute that is already in use elsewhere.

INVALID_STATE_ERR

public static final short INVALID_STATE_ERR
If an attempt is made to use an object that is not, or is no longer, usable.
Since:
DOM Level 2

SYNTAX_ERR

public static final short SYNTAX_ERR
If an invalid or illegal string is specified.
Since:
DOM Level 2

INVALID_MODIFICATION_ERR

public static final short INVALID_MODIFICATION_ERR
If an attempt is made to modify the type of the underlying object.
Since:
DOM Level 2

NAMESPACE_ERR

public static final short NAMESPACE_ERR
If an attempt is made to create or change an object in a way which is incorrect with regard to namespaces.
Since:
DOM Level 2

INVALID_ACCESS_ERR

public static final short INVALID_ACCESS_ERR
If a parameter or an operation is not supported by the underlying object.
Since:
DOM Level 2

VALIDATION_ERR

public static final short VALIDATION_ERR
If a call to a method such as insertBefore or removeChild would make the Node invalid with respect to "partial validity", this exception would be raised and the operation would not be done. This code is used in [DOM Level 3 Validation] . Refer to this specification for further information.
Since:
DOM Level 3

TYPE_MISMATCH_ERR

public static final short TYPE_MISMATCH_ERR
If the type of an object is incompatible with the expected type of the parameter associated to the object.
Since:
DOM Level 3
Constructor Detail

DOMException

public DOMException(short code,
                    java.lang.String message)


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