JavaScript - Date toLocaleString() Method


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Description

Javascript date toLocaleString() method converts a date to a string, using the operating system's local conventions.

The toLocaleString method relies on the underlying operating system in formatting dates. It converts the date to a string using the formatting convention of the operating system where the script is running. For example, in the United States, the month appears before the date (04/15/98), whereas in Germany the date appears before the month (15.04.98).

Syntax

Its syntax is as follows −

Date.toLocaleString ()

Return Value

Returns the formatted date in a string fromat.

Example

Try the following example.

<html>
   
   <head>
      <title>JavaScript toLocaleString Method</title>
   </head>
   
   <body>
      
      <script type="text/javascript">
         var dt = new Date(1993, 6, 28, 14, 39, 7);
         document.write( "Formated Date : " + dt.toLocaleString() ); 
      </script>
      
   </body>
</html>

Output

Formated Date : 7/28/1993, 2:39:07 PM

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