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SimpleDateFormat problem....

Tom Diamond
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Joined: May 10, 2001
Posts: 98
I have created a SimpleDateFormat object in a JSP as follows :

But when I try to print it on the browser, instead of letters for the day and the month I get stange chars. I guess that the problem exists because the default language of my system is Greek so Java thinks that everything should be in Greek. Is there away to fix this?

Joined: Oct 15, 2001
Posts: 4
make use of the SimpleDateFormat() construct which uses the Locale object ..
formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("MM'/'dd'/'yyyy 'at' hh:mm:ssa" ,Locale.US);
Date today = new Date();
dateTime = formatter.format(today);
Use the Locale that U want for your program .
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