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Kevin_Fon
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Joined: May 21, 2001
Posts: 4
How do get the current month
or the current year?
karl koch
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Joined: May 25, 2001
Posts: 388
hi,
try java.util.GregorianCalendar's get() method (inherited from Calendar). useful constants for the <code>field</code> paramter to get() can be found in Calendar and GrgorianClandar too.
another thing would be to use System.getCurrentTimeMillis (dont know if this is the good name) and calculate it yourself :-)

karl
Kevin_Fon
Greenhorn

Joined: May 21, 2001
Posts: 4
I used...
Calendar userCalendar = new GregorianCalendar();
userMonth = userCalendar.get(Calendar.MONTH);
and userMonth was = 4
Isn't May=5?
Nigel Browne
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Joined: May 15, 2001
Posts: 673
public static final int MONTH is zero based. January = 0, Febuary = 1 e.t.c
You must bare this in mind when using this field data.
Frank Carver
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Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 6920
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