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Posted on 2006-11-29
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Hi Experts


I would like to find what will be the date for the current  year on March first - 5 days.

I would like to get this date as an int this format :  example 20070220.


How would I do that ?

Thank you


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Calendar cal =  Calendar.getInstance();
cal.set(Calendar.MONTH, Calendar.FEBRUARY);
cal.set(Calendar.MONTH, cal.getActualMaximum(Calendar.MONTH));
cal.add(Calendar.Date, -4);
// Now format the Date
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ID: 18037887
DateFormat df = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyymmDD");
int date = Integer.parseInt(df.format(cal.getTime());
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ID: 18037891
int date = Integer.parseInt(df.format(cal.getTime()));
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by:blarouche
ID: 18037960
Sorry CEHJ


I accepted the answer but I found out an error

My result give me 200611359 which is wrong
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by:blarouche
ID: 18038111
I think there is a mistake in the code.

I changed it for :

Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance();
            cal.set(Calendar.MONTH, Calendar.FEBRUARY);
            cal.set(Calendar.DATE,cal.getActualMaximum(Calendar.MONTH));
            cal.add(Calendar.DATE, -4);
            
            DateFormat df = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyymmDD");
            int date = Integer.parseInt(df.format(cal.getTime()));
            System.out.println(date);

But it still doesn't work
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by:blarouche
ID: 18038660

I found something that works for me.


Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance();
            cal.set(Calendar.MONTH, Calendar.MARCH);
            cal.set(Calendar.DATE, 01);
            cal.add(Calendar.DATE, -5);
            
            Date myDate = cal.getTime();
            DateFormat df = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyyMMdd");
            int marchdate = Integer.parseInt(df.format(myDate));
            System.out.println(marchdate);
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by:CEHJ
ID: 18039611
Yes that's better actually
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