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problem in incrementing date

harsimran kochar

Joined: Sep 09, 2011
Posts: 14
here is the code

the problem is that it is not incrementing month
Jesper de Jong
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The format string in line 9 that you are using to create a SimpleDateFormat is wrong. It should be "dd-MM-yyyy". Note that "mm" means minutes; "MM" means months.

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Martin Vajsar

Joined: Aug 22, 2010
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The other issue is that you probably want to use add instead of roll. See javadoc for the difference between the two.
harsimran kochar

Joined: Sep 09, 2011
Posts: 14
I agree. Here's the link:
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