Java.util.Calendar.setTimeZone() Method


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Description

The java.util.Calendar.setTime(TimeZone) method sets the time zone with the given time zone value.

Declaration

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

public void setTimeZone(TimeZone value)

Parameters

  • value -- the given time zone

Return Value

This method does not return a value.

Exception

  • NA

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class CalendarDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

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

   // print current time zone
   String name=cal.getTimeZone().getDisplayName();
   System.out.println("Current Time Zone:" + name );
   TimeZone tz = TimeZone.getTimeZone("GMT");

   // set the time zone with the given time zone value 
   // and print it
   cal.setTimeZone(tz);
   System.out.println(cal.getTimeZone().getDisplayName());
   }
}

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

Current Time Zone:Eastern European Time
Greenwich Mean Time

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