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DAY_OF_YEAR_FIELD, etc., can be used to return the position at which a data field was formatted. DAY_OF_YEAR_FIELD is SimpleDateFormat's %D, which is not very common. For YEAR_FIELD:It doesn't look like this will help with Julian dates.