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Method with too many exceptions declared

Reports methods that have too many types of exceptions in its throws list.

Methods with too many exceptions declared are a good sign that your error handling code is getting overly complex.

Locating this inspection


Can be used to locate inspection in e.g. Qodana configuration files, where you can quickly enable or disable it, or adjust its settings.

Via Settings dialog

Path to the inspection settings via IntelliJ Platform IDE Settings dialog, when you need to adjust inspection settings directly from your IDE.

Settings or Preferences | Editor | Inspections | Java | Method metrics

Use the Exceptions thrown limit field to specify the maximum number of exception types a method is allowed to have in its throws list.

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Method with too many exceptions declared inspection, and the reference of their default values.

Exceptions thrown limit



By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Java, 241.18072

Last modified: 18 June 2024