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respected folks...
i have a try ,catch and finally block
i write a return statement in catch block aswell as in finally block .
which return statement exicutes?
 
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Always the return statement in the finally block executes irrespective of whether exception is thrown or not.
 
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The finally block will get executed even if we give a return statement in the try or catch block. So the return statement of finally will be executed i beleive.
 
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The code return 3. You will get a warning If you compile this.

// Mathias
 
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can you explain why the return statement in finally block only exicuted?
what happen when the controller encounters the return statement in catch block?
 
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There was a similar discussion about this here
 
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Hi,

If a finally clause is included, it's statements are executed after all other try-catch processing is complete.
The finally clause executes whether or not an exception is thrown or a break or continue are encountered

The finally(if used) is always executed when there is a try catch block. The only fail condition for this is if you write a System.exit() in a catch block which will fail finally to execute.
 
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respected jai kiran ..... excellent answer. thanks for your great responce..
 
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