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Compare 2 java.util.Dates

Kip Dekan
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Joined: Apr 22, 2003
Posts: 9
Hi,
I've got a simple problem please help me,
I have 2 java.util.Date() Objects
e.g.
date1 = 2003 Jul 01 12:45:36
date2 = 2003 Jul 01 09:08:59
now I'd like to compare the two dates without the Time Part
that means:
if(date1.compareTo(date2) = 0) should return 0
now the question how to compare only the DatePart of a java.util.Date?
Thanks for helping
[ July 03, 2003: Message edited by: Dekan ]
Susilo Saja
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Joined: May 27, 2003
Posts: 91
Hi Dekan,
You can get the year, month, and date with getYear(), getMonth(), and getDate() from both Date object, then compare it. But since it's deprecated, you can use class GregorianCalendar instead. There is the method get(int field).
Susilo
Kip Dekan
Greenhorn

Joined: Apr 22, 2003
Posts: 9
Thanks
now it works
Dirk Schreckmann
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Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
Dekan,
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