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nesting trys and catches

 
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I'm trying to nest some try statements and im erroring with it saying that it's not picking up the catches. I know this is probably a simple bug but could someone please help me, thx.

[ November 18, 2004: Message edited by: Joe Panully ]
 
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The catch must follow the try it is catching from....



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Hi Joe,

What you've done is exceedingly creative, but unforunately, it's wrong.
Instead of separating all the trys into one pile, and the catches into another pile, each "catch" has to immediately follow its "try", like



Here you see one "top-level" try/catch, with one more try/catch nested inside its try block, and another nested inside its catch block.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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