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Date Localization

Viral Thakkar
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Joined: Jan 30, 2001
Posts: 33
Hi All,

I have a java.util.Date object. I want to convert this Date object as per the user locale.

How to do this.?

pascal betz
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Joined: Jun 19, 2001
Posts: 547
this might help:


Viral Thakkar
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Joined: Jan 30, 2001
Posts: 33
Hi All,

I have a Date stored in GMT format in database. Now I need to display this date to user depending on his/her LOCALE. I found SimpleDateFormat and few other classes to convert the Date Format, but I am not able to find how to change the Date value as per user locale.

Date in database : 19 August 2004 6:30 PM

Date for User from India should be : 19 August 2004 1:00 PM

How to achieve this .???

Julian Kennedy
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Joined: Aug 02, 2004
Posts: 823
Take a look at the getInstance() methods in the Calendar class or the constructors of GregorianCalendar. I'm pretty sure you'll find what you want there.

I agree. Here's the link:
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