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SimpleDateFormat Problem

Kassi Hill
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Joined: Sep 29, 2003
Posts: 24
I am trying to format a string using the SimpleDateFormat method and it is not working. I was hoping that someone more experienced could point out my problem. Thank you.

private String assignDate;

public void setAssignDate(String aDate){
try{
SimpleDateFormat fdate = new SimpleDateFormat("MM-DD-YY");
assignDate = fdate.format(aDate);
}catch (Exception e){}
}
Jim Yingst
Wanderer
Sheriff

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
Posts: 18671
Consult the SimpleDateFormat API, and see what is the difference between m and M, d and D, y and Y, etc.


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