Java.util.GregorianCalendar.setTimeZone() Method


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Description

The java.util.GregorianCalendar.setTimeZone(TimeZone zone) method sets the time zone with the given time zone value.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.GregorianCalendar.setTimeZone() method

public void setTimeZone(TimeZone zone)

Parameters

zone − 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.GregorianCalendar.setTimeZone() method.

Live Demo
package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

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

      // create a new calendar
      GregorianCalendar cal = (GregorianCalendar) GregorianCalendar.getInstance();

      // print the current date and time
      System.out.println("" + cal.getTime());

      // set to another time zone
      cal.setTimeZone(TimeZone.getTimeZone("GMT"));
      System.out.println("New Time Zone:" + cal.getTimeZone().getDisplayName());
   }
}

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

Fri May 18 13:48:30 EEST 2012
New Time Zone:Greenwich Mean Time

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