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Date problem

Kedar Dravid
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Joined: May 28, 2004
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I am having a problem retrieving dates.
I have a Java class in which I am retrieving dates from an Oracle database.
When I call the Java class directly, I a getting the date correctly, but when I call the Java class from Tomcat, the time too is getting appended to the date as 00:00:00. The database entry contains only the date, not the time.
Jeremy Wilson
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Joined: Feb 18, 2003
Posts: 166
What is the data type of the column in oracle. If the data type is date the timestamp is included down to the second. It is a date formatting issue you get into at that time. If you are trying to display the date on the web try using a SimpleDateFormat object to translate the date to only display the date, The timestamp will still be there as part of the object.

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