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Converting a string to date

Posted on 2004-10-11
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Hi

i have a string of the format YYYY-MM-DD and i want to convert it to a date of the same format, can anyone help???? I've tried the dateFormat and simpledateformat but cant get the format i want.

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hi
check out this

http://www.idevelopment.info/data/Programming/java/PROGRAMMING_Java_Programming.shtml

In that check out Date / Time Example

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Thanks for the reply there is still no where that i can see how to parse a string to YYYY-MM-DD date format. It will let me do it for dd-mm-yy but thats it
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n the Date/Time example didnt you check out the following code

    prt("PARSE STRING TO DATE");
     prt("=================================================================");
     Date   newDate;
     String inputDate = "1994-02-14";
     SimpleDateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd");
     System.out.print("  " + inputDate + " parses as ");
     try {
         newDate = formatter.parse(inputDate);
         prt(newDate + ".");
     } catch (ParseException e) {
         prt("Unparseable using " + formatter + ".");
     }    




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