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Date and month by by default

sandeep balyan
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Joined: Jul 25, 2001
Posts: 134
Friends ..
Iam having JSP form s and Iam having a field which contains That this is for this Month means January or feb ..
I want to take this date using system date so that user should not fill wrong one ...It can come by default..that i know Select sysdate from dual..but the format I want is for monthly ..
So pls tell me the way possible..Iam also trying ..that is something related to SQL decoding ..I guess..
bye and take care
sandeep


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Nikhil
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Joined: Jan 04, 2002
Posts: 2
Sandeep,
There are so many ways you can do that.

1) <%
Calendar cal = new GregorianCalendar();
cal.setTime( new java.util.Date() );
int curMon = 1+cal.get(Calendar.MONTH);
/* it will give the value from 1 to 12 and then in the text field you can assign this val as default
%>
2) if u r happy to use sql query then use
select to_char(sysdate,'mm') from dual; This will give values like '01' to '12'. But I will recommend to use the first option.
Cheers,
Nikhil
 
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