The C++ exception handling: domain_error exception and typeid()


Compiler: Visual C++ Express Edition 2005

Compiled on Platform: Windows XP Pro SP2

Header file: Standard

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Other info:

To do: Throw the domain_error exception and catching the typeid

To show: The domain_error exception and typeid() usage in C++ program sample




// domain_error and typeid()

#include <iostream>

using namespace std;


int main(void)




throw domain_error("Some error with your domain!");


catch (exception &err)


cerr<<"Caught: "<<err.what()<<endl;

cerr<<"Type: "<<typeid(err).name()<<endl;




Output example:


Caught: Some error with your domain!

Type: class std::domain_error

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