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JavaScript - Date toLocaleString() Method


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).


Its syntax is as follows −

Date.toLocaleString ()

Return Value

Returns the formatted date in a string fromat.


Try the following example.

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


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