The standard exceptions of C++ implementation: code 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-catch with NULL pointer

To show: The standard exceptions handling C++ program example with try-catch construct




// Standard exceptions program example

#include <iostream>

#include <exception>

#include <typeinfo>

using namespace std;


class Test1


virtual int Funct() {};



int main (void)


try {

Test1 * var = NULL;

typeid (*var);



catch (std::exception& typevar)


cout<<"Exception: "<<typevar.what()<<endl;


return 0;



Output example:


Exception: Attempted a typeid of NULL pointer!

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