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getting system date

akhter wahab
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Joined: Mar 02, 2009
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hey guys i wrote a program that can get the system date but problem is i want to add 7 days in the current date how could it be possible not getting please help
here is the code

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Joanne Neal

Joined: Aug 05, 2005
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Did you check if the Calendar class had any methods that might help ?

Fredrik Sassenberg

Joined: Jul 08, 2009
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The calender class can be a bit tricky to work with. But it does have a method add which I think will solve your problem.

So I added the line to your program:

Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
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Fredrik, there is a reason Joanne didn't mention that method. Please don't provide full answers if a hint will be enough.

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Fredrik Sassenberg

Joined: Jul 08, 2009
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After reading up a bit on the link you provided I see your point Rob.
My good intention wasn't well thought through. Thank you for the information.

Shanky Sohar
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Joined: Mar 17, 2010
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two method are there .
First is add and second is roll.but you can use only one i .e add

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I agree. Here's the link:
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