JAVA + try catch(FileNotFoundException e) going in catch(Exception e)?

It’s also possible that the specific issue you’re having isn’t a FileNotFoundException. By using the “Exception” in a catch block (which is the parent class to all Exceptions) this is effectively a “catch all”, since it will run if there is an `Exception or any of its subclasses thrown.

Try the following change:


catch (Exception e) {

This will tell you the specific class of the Exception being caught by this block. I’ll bet you’ll find that the Exception is actually an instance of a subclass (such as IOException, for example).

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