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Getting System time

 
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I am a bit confused. I am trying to get the system time to display in a label on one of my applications. I created a GregorianCalendar object, and called method getTime(), but the time it returns is one hour earlier than what my PC clock is displaying.
Can anyone help me understand why?

Thanks!
 
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When you create a GregorianCalendar object, are you passing in the time zone? If not, that's probably your error.
 
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Hi Jennifer,

Try this:



The default constructor uses the default timezone & locale. So it should returns the same time as your PC clock display.

HTH.
 
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Jennifer,

Does your location adjust for Daylight Savings Time? If so, this may be a part of the problem. You should check if the timezone used by your GregorianCalendar object is Standard or Daylight Savings Time.

HTH

Layne
 
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