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kiran kumar
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Hi,
what happens when exception occurs at finally clause?


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Paul Sturrock
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One of those questions best answered by writing some code and seeing what happens.


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camilo lopes
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finally is optional, but you can use for close one file open for example. case you have forget.

one point important that finally only is run.


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haripriya vedula
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finally creates a block of code that will be executed after try/catch block is completed. The finally block will execute whether or not exception is thrown..
Eric Daly
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It's just the same as if you had an exception thrown anywhere else... try it and see. Will you need to handle it? That depends on whether or not it's a checked exception.


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Bill Shirley
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Here's an example (yanked out of my code) of the case you are asking about...





(note: i use this as a workaround, not as a standard copy mechanism)


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