Java.util.Calendar.clone() Method


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Description

The java.util.Calendar.clone() returns a shallow copy of this Calendar object.

Declaration

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

public Object clone()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method does not return any value.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Calendar.clone() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class CalendarDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

   // create new calendar at specific date.
   Calendar cal = new GregorianCalendar(2008, 05, 20);

   // print date for default value
   System.out.println("Past calendar : " + cal.getTime());
      
   // create a clone of first cal
   Calendar cal2 = (Calendar) cal.clone();
      
   // display the copy
   System.out.println("Cloned calendar : " + cal2.getTime());
   }
}

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

Past calendar : Fri Jun 20 00:00:00 EEST 2008
Cloned calendar : Fri Jun 20 00:00:00 EEST 2008

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