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painful java.util.Date bug

 
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returns me the GMT time, even though I am located in GMT+2.
If my desktop clock shows 8:58, then the previous statement prints out 6:58.
Now where does this bug hide?
OK!
AUlo
 
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I think you have to use the DateFormat class in java.text to format the date to your local time/date format.
 
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Make sure your locale is set correctly in your JVM. Use:
System.out.println(Locale.getDefault());
to see where the JVM thinks you are...
 
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Tnx, I have all the system keys in front of me:

The system kept counting with GMT as long as I made the default locale to GMT+2. It works fine now and all dates are displayed correctly in my JTable.
Tnx to everybody!
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