Module java.desktop

Class DateFormatter

  • All Implemented Interfaces:
    Serializable, Cloneable

    public class DateFormatter
    extends InternationalFormatter
    DateFormatter is an InternationalFormatter that does its formatting by way of an instance of java.text.DateFormat.

    Warning: Serialized objects of this class will not be compatible with future Swing releases. The current serialization support is appropriate for short term storage or RMI between applications running the same version of Swing. As of 1.4, support for long term storage of all JavaBeans™ has been added to the java.beans package. Please see XMLEncoder.

    See Also:
    DateFormat, Serialized Form
    • Constructor Detail

      • DateFormatter

        public DateFormatter​()
        This is shorthand for new DateFormatter(DateFormat.getDateInstance()).
      • DateFormatter

        public DateFormatter​(DateFormat format)
        Returns a DateFormatter configured with the specified Format instance.
        format - Format used to dictate legal values
    • Method Detail

      • setFormat

        public void setFormat​(DateFormat format)
        Sets the format that dictates the legal values that can be edited and displayed.

        If you have used the nullary constructor the value of this property will be determined for the current locale by way of the Dateformat.getDateInstance() method.

        format - DateFormat instance used for converting from/to Strings