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hai guys i have a problem in changing the date format from , this is as follows

i will be getting a string "050622" which is taken as date format "yyMMdd" now thw thing is that we have to change the String to Date and the format of Date being "dd-MMM-yy".

i have tried with the following code but was stuck up at the point

public static void main(String[] args)
{
try
{
String srcValue = "050622";
ParsePosition pos = new ParsePosition(0);
SimpleDateFormat SDF=new SimpleDateFormat("yyMMdd");
Date dt = SDF.parse(srcValue,pos);
SDF.applyPattern("dd-MMM-yy");
srcValue = SDF.format(dt);
System.out.println(srcValue);

}
catch(Exception e)
{
System.out.println(e);
}

}
 
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Hi,
It seems to be working fine for me.. get '22-Jun-05' as output. What exactly is the error message you get?

Ravi
 
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hi ravi i did even got the same output but the thing is that the result is a string object but my client requires it in a date object. so i hope u got me
plz try and help out

bye
ThankYou
 
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my client requires it in a date object.


Which you have as soon as you parse the initial String. What question do you have about that?

so i hope u got me
plz try and help out


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thw thing is that we have to change the String to Date and the format of Date being "dd-MMM-yy".

Be aware that Date objects don't have a format. They represent a point in time. The Date can be represented as a String, but the formatted representation is a String, not a Date.

Hope this helps.
 
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