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Sunny Jain
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Joined: Jul 23, 2007
Posts: 433

Hi Can someone suggest me how to set a particular locale if it is not configured on the machine:
I am developing an application in java which is suppose to be used in INDIA,
Locale locIN = new Locale("hi","IN");

but When i used this locIN to format the date, It shows me ???
as I am sitting in singapore so I think here local locale is chinese...

My seniors says this is the problem of setting ?
Can someone tell me how to do this setting and what is this setting ?

Thanks and Regards,
SCJP 1.5 (90%), SCWCD 1.5 (85%), The Jovial Java, java.util.concurrent tutorial
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 38107
Not sure, but go through the System class to find how to get Properties, then the System class for setProperty, write and read methods. You can probably but a list of Properties in a text file and read them back into your default Properties.

Anybody else able to help?
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 38107
This part of the Java Tutorials might help.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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