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Hello all

anyone know of a easy way to work with this date senario:
I have the year in the format of 2004. (any year,including leap years)
i have the day in the format of 111. (any date 1-366)

I need to find out what day this is? (ie 2004, 27 would give me January 27 2004)
thanks

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Question by:91mustang
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by:CEHJ
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Use a Calendar and set the appropriate fields
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SimpleDateFormat sdf = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyyMMdd");
    Calendar c = Calendar.getInstance();
    c.set(Calendar.YEAR, 2004);
    c.set(Calendar.DAY_OF_YEAR, 27);
    System.out.println(sdf.format(c.getTime()));
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Assuming you've got Strings as input (remove Integer.parseInt if not) this will give you your required format:


   SimpleDateFormat sdf = new SimpleDateFormat("MMMM dd yyyy");
   Calendar c = Calendar.getInstance();
   c.set(Calendar.YEAR, Integer.parseInt("2004"));
   c.set(Calendar.DAY_OF_YEAR, Integer.parseInt("111"));
   System.out.println(sdf.format(c.getTime()));
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by:91mustang
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thanks :)
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8-)
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You're welcome
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by:91mustang
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Sorry nick, I was in a rush when i looked at the anwer, and didn't notice someone other than CEHJ posted... will open a new one for ya. sorry again...
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You can't do that 91mustang - it's against the rules. If you want you can ask CS to reopen this one.
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sorry nick, i tried, the mod will give you points on this Q
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