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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