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1. Date Format

A Date object represents the actual date -- i.e., the time in UTC. It's only in rendering the Date as a String that the concept of a format is introduced. Beginners often make the same mistake with floating-point numbers. A float or double has some arbitrary number of decimal places -- i.e., 3.99999999654. It's only in rendering it as text that ...

2. How to format a date.

3. Wrong date format

7. Date Format

8. Date Formatting issue --- Plz help...

I'm not leaving the formatting to setDate() or rather don't want to take it till there. Want to just finish with the formatting in the Java code without going till the JDBC driver. All the same, I did check out the setDate() method only after you gave me the idea. The only parameters that it took was the index position and ...

10. Date format conversion

11. One liner for getting tomorrows date in mm/dd/yyyy format.

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12. java date -> RFC 2822 format

13. Date format using Caendar

Yes, I see. Thank you, I understand now how this works. now I can get exactly what I need. I see that the day(of month) is correct, though the month is "short by one" I wonder why they started counting the months from zero but the day-of-month from one. anyway, thank you!

14. date format

16. Convert date format to timestamp

17. Changing the date format

hey everyone, I have a method that gets todays date, but I can't get it to change the format. right now it is Friday 4 May 2007 but I want it to display like Friday 04 May 2007. here is my code: int day = calendar.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK)-1; // to get the day of the week int month = calendar.get(Calendar.MONTH); // to get ...

18. Date Format

19. Date format

20. Date Formatting

Hi All, I am getting Date column (DueDate) from database through hibernate. It will be of format "6/23/2005 12:02:30 PM". I need to format it to "yyyy-MM-dd" before displaying/setting it to DO object (as a date only). I used SimpleDateFormat class to format date. But sdf.format(dueDate) returns string, i need date object back so as to set it to DO object. ...

21. change date format

22. converting String into Date Format

23. doubt in date formatting

24. How to format datetime?

25. Date format

I don't use Java for full fledged programming, but I use it to do math calculations and date calculations for an Interactive Voice Response system. Here is my problem. The date format I get back from the following code is formatted as such 3/3/08. The problem is I need to get this format to read 03/03/08. Can someone tell me how? ...

26. Date formatting

Efficiency is overrated, I think. For most programs, IO/database operations are the slowest by far, and the speed of anything else is unimportant. I would try to make the method as easy as possible to understand and modify later if necessary - to do this, SimpleDateFormat is the way to go. It may be a little bit slower than the method ...

28. date format

29. date format

Why is it not working? How have you created the Calendar object you're getting the weekday from? Also, don't assume weekdays are 1-based or 0-based. Instead, use the constants to convert: int weekday = calendar.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK) - Calendar.SUNDAY + 1; Since Calendar.SUNDAY is guaranteed to be the lowest of these values (by the API), subtracting it from the weekday will guarantee a ...

30. Date format

31. Date Formatting.

32. convert custom date format

33. Date formatting in java.

Originally posted by nazir ahmed: Hi, i get a date value from My sql database(the field name start_date with data type "date").Also i insert the date value in following format yyyy-mm-dd format.i want to display in mm-dd-yyyy format . i display the date value in the following format 2008-10-22 00:00:00.0.i want onlu mm-dd-yyyy format .please help

34. Displaying Date in Format "mm/dd/yyyy"

35. convert String to Date Format

36. Date format problem

37. Doubt in formatting date

import java.text.DateFormat; import java.util.Date; public class DateFormatting { public static void main(String[] args) { // get the current time Date date = new Date(); // create a formatter that outputs a short date and time. DateFormat dateformat=DateFormat.getDateInstance(DateFormat.SHORT); DateFormat df =DateFormat.getTimeInstance(DateFormat.MEDIUM); String currentdate=dateformat.format(date); String time = df.format(date); System.out.println("The current date is : "+currentdate); System.out.println("The current time is : "+time); } }

38. Java Date formatting doubt

39. Java Date formatting problem

From a jsp i submit a date object .In the java code i am getting the date object in this format Wed Dec 03 00:00:00 GMT+05:30 2008.But I need the date object in this format 03-Dec-08. What i have done so far ----- Date date=getDateOfTransaction(); // Get the date obj from the form DateFormat dtformat=new SimpleDateFormat("dd-MMM-yy"); String trandate= dtformat.format(date); // In ...

40. convert date in appropriate format

41. date format is getting changed

43. Date format

45. Date format conversion.

46. simple date format

47. How to change Date Format

Hi Michael and Rob, Thanks for responding. i want my output to be date in MM/dd/yyyy format. what I did is.. 1.My input is date in yyyy-MM-dd format. 2.I convertes that into String using format function. now the result is string which contains date in MM/dd/yyyy format. 3.Now I convert that String to date,so I used parse function but the result ...

48. problem formatting date string

49. how to parse string to date with defualt format?

Parsing a date string without knowing the format is impossible in general. Suppose you get the string "07/08/2009" - how can you see if this means 7 August 2009 (DD/MM/YYYY) or 8 July 2009 (MM/DD/YYYY)? You could do it by trying to parse a string with a different number of formats, but this will not solve the problem of ambiguous dates. ...

50. simple date format woes

Hey guys, I am trying to write a method that will cycle through a list of existing reservations and return all the reservations that begin on a specific date. The following code won't compile, but I don't know why. Thanks in advance for all your help. I'll try to keep an eye on the post if you need any more info. ...

51. Formatting date with older java version

Hello all, I'm working with a database that is only running Java version 1.1 so it does not have access to any of the new date classes such as DateFormat etc... I want to parse strings to get out date values so the only way I see of doing it on this version is by using Date.parse() as follows Date d ...

52. date format in java

Hi jashaswini jagadeb, There are many samples that you can google that gives you a button on pressing them you can see the calender where specific dates can be clicked which you can trap. You can use these dates for your application. Please find something similar. This will eliminate users to make mistakes. Thanks, Vikash Anand.

53. Date Formating Problem.

54. Problem getting correct date format

55. Simple Date Format problem

Hey, Thanks a lot. I forgot to mention that the SimpleDateFormat class is not of the java.text package but it is of the org.gwtwidgets.client.util package. This class can be used on client side when coding is to be done using GWT (Google Web Toolkit). It compliments the SimpleDateFormat class of the java.text package but the problem is that this class does ...

56. changing date format

57. setting custom Date format globally

Possibly, but you need more than just the locale. I've been checking it out a bit, and you need at least the following: - the Locale - a sub class of java.text.spi.DateFormatProvider - a way to combine the two Unfortunately, the latter is located in class sun.util.LocaleServiceProviderPool of which the source is not in the file in the JDK folder. ...

58. Date format issue

59. simple date format question

The "z" at the end of the format string means there's going to be a timezone at the end of the date string. And what made you think that it would default to the local timezone? Can you point to where it says that in the API documentation? Because if it doesn't say that, then that isn't the case.

60. Date format... please help

public static void main(String[] args) throws ParseException { String str = "2010-06-24"; /*Req : The below sysout need to print date as 2010-06-24*/ System.out.println(formatDateAndTimeForDB1(str)); /*Getting output as Thu Jun 24 00:00:00 GMT+05:30 2010 : "HOW TO PRESERVE DATE FORMAT"*/ } public static Date formatDateAndTimeForDB1(String date) throws ParseException{ SimpleDateFormat dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd"); Date convertedDate = dateFormat.parse(date); /*For Checking Purpose starts*/ String ...

61. Unable to get Date instance in a particular format

Date objects do not have a format by themselves. So you cannot "get a Date instance in a particular format". A Date object is nothing more than a number of milliseconds since 1 January 1970, 00:00:00 GMT. When you display a Date by calling toString() on it (explicitly or implicitly) as you are doing in line 9 of your code, then ...

62. format date

Hi!, I have a problem whit Date when I do Date d = new Date (java.util) I have this.... for example. : Fri Sep 24 11:38:11 ART 2010 but I need something like this. 01/10/2010 How can I do this??? I think in this.. Date d = new Date (java.util) SimpleDateFormat sd = new SimpleDateFormat("dd/MM/yyyy"); Date d1 = sd.parse(d); Can I ...

63. Date Format mm/dd/yyyy parsing mm/dd/yyyyy(5 digit year)

Hi, I have declared private static DateFormat df = new SimpleDateFormat("MM/dd/yyyy"); df.parse("12/12/20151") was executing fine. It should not be parsed as per the date format. I have tried with df.setLenient(false) and df.setLenient(true). But it was parsing successfully. Do I need to manually check for the length of the string? Is that an api issue? Regards Maha

64. Change format of date String-string

65. convert date format

The format already is giving you date if you want it in another format use Calendar class If you want some thing like 22/5/2010 . or anything else The date is already in the IST form . If you want some one to enter the string and than you want to format the part user entered Use a method

66. String convert in to Date format

67. Problem with simple date format class

Hi, I am using the below code snippet. When I am using 201230, the year being returned is 2020. If I input 301230, it gives 1930. I am expecting 1920 similarly for 201230 input also. Can some one please clarify, what I need to do to ensure I get 1920 instead of 2020? Also, the other issue, is how does java ...

68. convert a string to date whitout format

First of all, let's make one thing clear: java.util.Date has no formatting, other than a simple one for debugging. To format a Date you must turn it into a String. Let's split your problem into two separate problems: 1) convert 20101203090000 into a Date object 2) convert that Date object into 2010/12/03 09:00:00 One hint: DateFormat.

70. String to date format

71. Date Time Format

72. Converting string to specific date format

Hi, I have this requirement where i will get the date and time as string. Everytime this date and time string will vary in format ie.dd-MMM-yy format or dd/MMM/yy or MMM/dd/yy etc. Now my problem is i want to parst this string to particular date format which iam not able to do as the original date string format differs for each ...

73. Convert the String to date format

I have a Date in String format -'15-03-2011 15:27:53' . When i parse this, using the Dateformat, am getting the output as 'Tue Mar 15 15:27:53 IST 2011' But,I want the date in the same format 'dd/MM/YYYY hh:mm:ss' ('15-03-2011 15:27:53') IS there any way, I can do this.. Here is my code : DateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("dd-MM-yyyy HH:mm:ss"); long now ...

74. parse date format

You can do this in two steps: 1. Find the '-' in the string and split the string in two on the '-', so that you get two strings containing the begin and end date. 2. Parse the begin and end date strings into Date objects. You can do the first step with methods in the String class. Lookup the API ...

75. Convert String to Date format

Hi All, I am facing one problem.that is convert String to Date Format. my Programme is: String dateString = "2011/03/28"; SimpleDateFormat dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy/MM/dd"); Date convertedDate = dateFormat.parse(dateString); System.out.println(" " + convertedDate); output of this example is:Mon Mar 28 00:00:00 GMT+05:30 2011 but i want yyyy/MM/dd output. Please help me. Regards Mahi Ranga.

76. Simple Date/Time format question

77. various calender date format converters

78. Date Format Problem

79. String Input, Problems getting date format on output

Hello All, I'm sure that someone has run into this before and hopefully there is a simple resolution to what I'm encountering. I'm trying to develop a very simple Java program that allows the user to input an integer, and using the dformat.format class, I'd like to convert the integer into a correctly formated date. For example, my program will display ...

80. date format question

Hi! I have a problem with a date issue. I want to format a value from a SimpleDateFormat object into a date without a timestamp or a GMT field. The date in question is a custom one and not a date object from an instance of a Calendar like Calendar myCalendar = Calendar.getInstance(); Date date = myCalendar.getTime(); I am using the ...

81. Date Formatting

Hi Guys, I need to convert 2011-09-28 00:00:00.0 to yyyy-mm-dd. This is the most important code that I have written pertaining to the question: private SimpleDateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd hh:mm:ss"); <= This is where it's going wrong (I'm pretty sure) private DateFormat sqlDateFormatter = new DateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd"); . . . java.util.Date dated = (java.util.Date) formatter.parse(lastCalibrationDate); equip.setItsLastCalibrationDate(java.sql.Date.valueOf(sqlDateFormatter.format(dated))); Can someone help me fix ...

82. Date Formatting

83. date format in yyyymmdd

84. Date object, parse and format methods

I'm not sure why this is crashing at this line Date recordEvent = formatter.parse(spinnerStr); There are 3 spinners in the GUI that yield hr, min, and sec. A button publishes the results in a text area in the specified date format. I'm trying to make the spinner numbers into a Date object for use elsewhere using the parse method, but I'm ...

85. Date Format Issue

86. Generate date in 2011-04-26T16:52:57-05:00 format.

Hi, I am supposed to generate the current date in the below format and then set it onto an XML before consuming a web service. 2011-04-26T16:52:57-05:00 By Using this code snippet below am able to generate the date without the 'T' and offset information. SimpleDateFormat sdfDate = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss-05.00"); Date now = new Date(); String strDate = sdfDate.format(now); I was ...

87. Handling a strange date format

Hey Folks, i want to talk with a small gadget via SOAP. Getting the communication done was quite a heavy task, but now i have to handle with a strange date format, which looks like this: 2011-09-06T14:30:00.050+02:00 When getting this format in an answer, i remove the T and the third : and parse this format in a date. The first ...

88. How to get Date Format of a System??

89. How to convert descriptive dates into Java Date format

All used formats can be grouped and a method can be written to check each date against all formats. But check if the nd, th, rd, can be generally named something like 'xx' so that the parser ignores it. public static Date parseDate(String date){ Date d = null; String[] formats = {"d'st' MMMM yyyy","d'nd' MMMM yyyy","d'rd' MMMM yyyy","d'th' MMMM yyyy"}; for ...

90. Date.format() single-argument parameter anomaly

In using eclipse indigo, with the compiler set to 1.6, I was crashing at runtime on the following: // Calendar selectedDate, declared earlier as an instance variable and initialized before this SimpleDateFormat sdf = new SimpleDateFormat("MMM yyyy"); System.out.println(sdf.format(selectedDate)); I got an IllegalArgumentException, "Cannot format given Object as a Date". I scratched my head for a while, then finally realized that I ...

91. How to change the format of date?

92. julian date to full date format

julian date 156, like say julian date 30 is January 30th...etc when i have 156 julian date, I need to change to thursday May 25th somthing like that. I am trying with enum type, weekdays, month, days and also trying it with switch... i'll figure it out eventually but wondering, which way would be the best way...

94. Date formatting

Hi i have the next problem i save a form with dates to a sqllite database the dates are viewed by the users as "07 mei 2010" (dutch format) but i need to save it as an american format "2010-05-07" otherwise search functions on date in sql lite don't work wel exp: "select date from questions where date between '1 mei ...

95. Date format exception

Hi, I have an application wherein i am fetching data from the database to create a report in java. I have used following code to display current year at the heading of the report : - private String getColumnHeading(TextFormatter text, String heading, CurrentSettingsDTO dto, Locale locale, Map varHeadingMap) { if ((heading == null) || (heading.length() == 0)) { return ""; } ...

96. Format date

Hi, i am trying to format date. User can input ANY format of date from a textfield, then from that input I would like to format it in an specific format. Error Message: Unparseable date this is what I tried. Java Code: import java.awt.*; import java.awt.event.*; import java.text.*; import javax.swing.*; import java.util.*; public class AnyFormatOfDate extends JFrame implements ActionListener ...

97. A problem with date formatting

100. string date to formatted date string

HI, Is there a dateformat for this requirement? String date = 201010 - 2010-10 String date = 20101010 - 2010-10 (only year and month to be displayed with a - in between). tried different ways getting Unparseable date: "201011", but i will get the date like this only. Now I am doing by substring that date, concatenate it with - in ...