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Javascript Date toLocaleString() Method

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Description:

Javascript date toLocaleString() method converts a date to a string, using the operating system's locale's conventions.

The toLocaleString method relies on the underlying operating system in formatting dates. It converts the date to a string using the formatting convention of the operating system where the script is running. For example, in the United States, the month appears before the date (04/15/98), whereas in Germany the date appears before the month (15.04.98).

Syntax:

Date.toLocaleString();

Here is the detail of parameters:

Return Value:

Returns the formatted date.

Example:

<html>
<head>
<title>JavaScript toLocaleString Method</title>
</head>
<body>
<script type="text/javascript">
   var dt = new Date(1993, 6, 28, 14, 39, 7);
   document.write( "Formated Date : " + dt.toLocaleString() ); 
</script>
</body>
</html>

This will produce following result in India:

Formated Date : Wednesday, July 28, 1993 2:39:07 PM 

To understand it in better way you can Try it yourself.


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