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How to Add Hours to current date & time stamp

 
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Hi,

I have a requirement that , I have to add 12 hours to current date & time stamp. The Calendar add function is not working when I use with hours.(The same function is working for days).

Can u pls let me know , any alternative for it?

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Murali
 
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If you are using the Calendar.HOUR field number, it will not look like it is being modified by adding 12 to it unless you also check the AM/PM setting. Try it using the Calendar. HOUR_OF_DAY field.
 
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What happened with Calendar.add( Calendar.HOUR, n )? I think I've used that before. Maybe HOUR_OF_DAY?

You could also get the time in milliseconds, add to that, then convert back. Be sure all your calculations are longs or you can get a truncated int answer.
 
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As usual, know what you're doing, or ask the highly paid analysist to come up with a formula you can use.
 
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You could just wait, say, 12 hours.
 
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Originally posted by u johansson:
As usual, know what you're doing, or ask the highly paid analysist to come up with a formula you can use.



Why? It's a simple problem that Stan has already answered. Or did I miss some sarcasm here?
 
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u johansson, please check your private messages. Thank you.
 
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Thank u keith burch & Stan James . It did work.

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Murali
 
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