Java.util.Formatter.locale() Method


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Description

The java.util.Formatter.locale() method returns the locale set by the construction of this formatter. The format method for this object which has a locale argument does not change this value.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Formatter.locale() method

public Locale locale()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

This method returns null if no localization is applied, otherwise a locale

Exception

FormatterClosedException − If this formatter has been closed by invoking its close() method

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Formatter.locale() method.

Live Demo
package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.Formatter;
import java.util.Locale;

public class FormatterDemo {
   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a new formatter
      StringBuffer buffer = new StringBuffer();
      Formatter formatter = new Formatter(buffer, Locale.US);

      // format a new string
      String name = "World";
      formatter.format("Hello %s !", name);

      // print the formatted string with default locale
      System.out.println("" + formatter);

      // print locale
      System.out.println("" + formatter.locale());
   }
}

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

Hello World !
en_US

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