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Posted on 2002-06-03
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My servlet queries a table to retrieve information including a column with timestamps. I then display the information in an Excel spreadsheet but it displays only the time. I can format the column in Excel to display the date and time in the column but was wondering if there was a way to do this through the code. Thanks!
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udaykumar22 earned 50 total points
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hi g125047,

Use the SimpleDateFormat class in java.text package.

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When you retrieve your resultset :-

SimpleDateFormat SDF
     = new SimpleDateFormat ("yyyy.MM.dd hh:mm:ss");
 Date dateTime = rsltSet.getTimestamp();
 String dateString = SDF.format(dateTime);

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This would give you the date and time in string format and you can then use this for storing into the excell sheet.

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Regards,
Uday.

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Thanks so much. Just a note that I had to use the Timestamp class instead of the Date class for the code to work.
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