Java.util.Date.setTime() Method

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Description

The java.util.Date.setTime(long time) method sets this Date to show time milliseconds after January 1, 1970 00:00:00 GMT.

Declaration

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

public void setTime(long time)

Parameters

  • time -- the number of milliseconds

Return Value

The method does not return any value.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Date.setTime() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class DateDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a date
      Date date = new Date(92, 1, 10);

      // set the time for 10000 milliseconds after
      // january 1, 1970 00:00:00 gmt.
      date.setTime(10000);

      // print the result
      System.out.println("Time after setting:  " + date.toString());
   }
}

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

Time after setting:  Thu Jan 01 02:00:10 EET 1970



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