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Compare Hours and Minute in java

pankaj semwal
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Joined: Oct 07, 2008
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Hi List,
How can i compare the time in java as my time format is Hours:Minute.
example: i am getting time like this : 1645 and 1500 so how can i compare this time.

Please tell me.

Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
Posts: 10336

What do you mean by compare? Are you looking for which is earlier/later? If so, the Calendar class has before and after methods. Or do you mean find out how much the time difference is? In which case, these two times are just ultimately a long representing a number of milliseconds. You could subtract one from the other.

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