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Problem in Changing Timezone (URGENT)  RSS feed

 
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Hi
I have a small problem while changing timezone,
i have a calendar class which is in EST format,that i need
to change in PST , here iam not able to change the time,
while printing timezone value it is printing as correbt but it is
not showing the difference time,
Code:
SimpleDateFormat dateFormatori = new SimpleDateFormat(DATE_FORMAT);
dateFormatori.setTimeZone(TimeZone.getTimeZone("PST"));
Date d=new Date();
String formated_date=dateFormatori.format(d);
System.out.println(formated_date);
can you please help me how to resolve this issue..

Thanks
-Naresh
 
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Hi Naresh,

Please post the complete code for the function and also the output.

Suraj
 
Naresh Talluri
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Please post the complete code for the function and also the output.
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Here is the code

Here i got in the date as in PST format but that is in String format ,
to make it as Date object i parsed using parse(), but iam getting the
current IST(Indian Standard Time) , i need it in a PST format can you
please help me out,

Thanks
-Naresh
[ March 12, 2008: Message edited by: Jim Yingst ]
 
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In the future please use code tags. I have added them to your post above for readability.

Your problem is here:

This is equivalent to:

Unfortunately toString() will always use your computer's local time zone. If you want any timezone other than that, you can't use Date's toString() method. Instead use a DateFormat such as the one you've already created:

[ March 12, 2008: Message edited by: Jim Yingst ]
 
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Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
(...)
Your problem is here:

This is equivalent to:

Unfortunately toString() will always use your computer's local time zone.
(...)[ March 12, 2008: Message edited by: Jim Yingst ]



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