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Hi All,

my log files show different timezone, where as my system time zone is different.
java.util.date itself shows diffrent time. Please suggest.
 
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Where and how do you print the time ?
 
sumitha sudhakar
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hi,

I am using windows 7. my system time is 11:44 AM, but if i try to dispaly the time using normal java code;
Date dt = new Date();
System.out.println("date is"+dt);

i am getting different time date isTue Nov 16 06:14:38 GMT 2010
 
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sumitha sudhakar wrote:hi,

I am using windows 7. my system time is 11:44 AM, but if i try to dispaly the time using normal java code;
Date dt = new Date();
System.out.println("date is"+dt);

i am getting different time date isTue Nov 16 06:14:38 GMT 2010



You can use the SimpleDateFormat to specify the Locale and the format you want the date in.

Update: You can even try Calendar class.
 
sumitha sudhakar
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my question is by default it has to display the date in system date and time zone only not the GMT timezone.
Correct me if i am wrong.
 
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The problem is that if it does not recognize your timezone, GMT will be used by default. If you want to specify a specific format, you have to use a DateFormat, like SimpleDateFormat.
 
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