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How do I show complete java exception trace, not "... 5 more"

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I'm debugging a java class (from SourceForge) from the command line.  With some input files, it throws an exception and prints a bunch of trace information -- but not all it has.  It terminates with "... 5 more".

this addresses the issue
http://forum.java.sun.com/thread.jspa?threadID=657351&messageID=3862741

But is there a way to get the java runtime to print the entire trace rather than truncating it?

Thanks!
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Question by:Daniel Wilson
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Try calling getStackTrace () and print it yourself:

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/lang/Throwable.html#getStackTrace()

Otherwise try printStackTrace ( out ) ; and write it to a file, see if it helps.
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by:SamsonChung
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do the following in console

java classname >exception.txt
less exception.txt
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by:SamsonChung
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Or if you are in Windows,

java clasname >exception.txt
notepad exception.txt
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