Java - Formatter class with Locale


Formatter class uses the locale-specific formatting whenever it is applicable.

The locale argument of the format() method formats text in a locale-specific format.

The following code demonstrates the effects of locale-specific formatting.


import java.util.Date;
import java.util.Locale;

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    System.out.printf(Locale.US, "In US: %1$.2f %n", 12.89);
    System.out.printf(Locale.FRANCE, "In France: %1$.2f %n", 12.89);

    Date dt = new Date();
    System.out.printf(Locale.US, "In US: %tA %n", dt);
    System.out.printf(Locale.FRANCE, "In France: %tA %n", dt);

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