Java.util.Calendar.clear() Method

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Description

The java.util.Calendar.clear() method sets the given calendar field valueand the time value of this Calendar undefined.A Calendar implementation class may use default field values for date and time calculations.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Calendar.clear() method

public final void clear(int field)

Parameters

  • field -- calendar field to set as undefined.

Return Value

This method does not return any value.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.calendar.clear() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class CalendarDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a calendar
      Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance();

      // display the current date and time
      System.out.println("Current Calendar Date: " + cal.getTime());

      // use clear method to set year as undefined.
      cal.clear(Calendar.YEAR);

      // print the result
      System.out.println("The calendar shows : " + cal.getTime());

      // use clear method to set month as undefined.
      cal.clear(Calendar.MONTH);

      // print the result
      System.out.println("The calendar shows : " + cal1.getTime());
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Current Calendar Date: Sat May 05 15:33:32 EEST 2012
The calendar shows : Tue May 05 15:33:32 EET 1970
The calendar shows : Mon Jan 05 15:33:32 EET 1970



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