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  25 
  26 package java.util;
  27 
  28 /**
  29  * Unchecked exception thrown when a format string contains an illegal syntax
  30  * or a format specifier that is incompatible with the given arguments.  Only
  31  * explicit subtypes of this exception which correspond to specific errors
  32  * should be instantiated.
  33  *
  34  * @since 1.5
  35  */
  36 public class IllegalFormatException extends IllegalArgumentException implements Cloneable {
  37 
  38     private static final long serialVersionUID = 18830826L;
  39 
  40     // package-private to prevent explicit instantiation
  41     IllegalFormatException() { }
  42 
  43     @Override
  44     protected IllegalFormatException clone() throws CloneNotSupportedException {
  45         IllegalFormatException ife = (IllegalFormatException) super.clone();
  46         ife.fillInStackTrace();
  47         return ife;
  48     }
  49 }