JSTL - Core <fmt:timeZone> Tag


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The <fmt:timeZone> tag is used to specify the time zone that all tags within its body will use.

Attribute

The <fmt:timeZone> tag has the following attributes −

Attribute Description Required Default
Value Time zone to apply to the body Yes None

Example

<%@ taglib uri = "http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/core" prefix = "c" %>
<%@ taglib uri = "http://java.sun.com/jsp/jstl/fmt" prefix = "fmt" %>

<html>
   <head>
      <title>JSTL fmt:timeZone Tag</title>
   </head>

   <body>
      <c:set var = "now" value = "<% = new java.util.Date()%>" />
      
      <table border = "1" width = "100%">
         <tr>
            <td width = "100%" colspan = "2" bgcolor = "#0000FF">
               <p align = "center">
                  <b>
                     <font color = "#FFFFFF" size = "4">Formatting:
                        <fmt:formatDate value = "${now}" type = "both"
                        timeStyle = "long" dateStyle = "long" />
                     </font>
                  </b>
               </p>
            </td>
         </tr>

         <c:forEach var = "zone"
            items = "<% = java.util.TimeZone.getAvailableIDs()%>">
            <tr>
               <td width = "51%">
                  <c:out value = "${zone}" />
               </td>
               <td width = "49%">
                  <fmt:timeZone value = "${zone}">
                  <fmt:formatDate value = "${now}" timeZone = "${zn}"
                     type = "both" />
                  </fmt:timeZone>
               </td>
            </tr>
         </c:forEach>
      </table>
   
   </body>
</html>

The above code will generate the following result −

Formatting: 23 September 2010 15:09:09 GST

Etc/GMT+12 22-Sep-2010 23:09:09
Etc/GMT+11 23-Sep-2010 00:09:09
...........................

jsp_standard_tag_library.htm

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