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Javascript Date toLocaleTimeString() Method

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Javascript date toLocaleTimeString() method converts a date to a string, returning the "date" portion using the current locale's conventions.

The toLocaleTimeString 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).



Here is the detail of parameters:

  • NA

Return Value:

Returns the formatted date.


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

This will produce following result in India:

Formated Date : 2:39:07 PM 

To understand it in better way you can Try it yourself.

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