The out_of_range C++ exception handling program example



Compiler: Visual C++ Express Edition 2005

Compiled on Platform: Windows XP Pro SP2

Header file: Standard

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Other info:

To do: Try to catch the invalid string position for exception handling in C++

To show: The out_of_range C++ code example




// The out_of_range C++ program example

#include <string>

#include <iostream>

using namespace std;


int main(void)




string strg1("Test");

string strg2("ing");

strg1.append(strg2, 4, 2);




catch (exception &e)


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

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


return 0;



Output example:


Caught: invalid string position

Type: class std::out_of_range

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