The C++ class and try-catch-throw C++ program example


Compiler: Visual C++ Express Edition 2005

Compiled on Platform: Windows XP Pro SP2

Header file: Standard

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To do: Try to catch an exception in C++ program example

To show: The C++ class and try-catch-throw construct




#include <iostream>

using namespace std;


// base class

class Test1 {};

// derived class

class Test2 : public Test1 {};

void Funct();

int main(void)




// function call, go to Funct()




catch(const Test1&)


cerr<<"Caught a Test1 type, base class..."<<endl;


return 0;


// throw function definition, a throw of Test2 type, derived class...

void Funct()


throw Test2();

// next, find the caught handler



Output example:


Caught a Test1 type, base class...

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