Calendar getLeastMaximum() method in Java with Examples

The getLeastMaximum(int calndr_field) method in Calendar class is used to return the lowest maximum value for the given calendar field(int calndr_field) of this Calendar instance.

Syntax:

public abstract int getLeastMaximum(int calndr_field)

Parameters: The method takes one parameter calndr_field that refers to the calendar field which is to be operated upon.



Return Value: The method returns the lowest maximum value of this calendar field.

Below programs illustrate the working of getLeastMaximum() Method of Calendar class:
Example 1:

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// Java code to illustrate
// getLeastMaximum() method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class Calendar_Demo {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
  
        // Creating a calendar
        Calendar calndr = Calendar.getInstance();
  
        // Getting the required months
        System.out.println("Required Months: "
                           + calndr.get(Calendar.MONTH));
  
        // Getting the lowest maximum month
        int low_max = calndr.getLeastMaximum(Calendar.MONTH);
  
        // Displaying the results
        System.out.println("The Lowest"
                           + " Maximum months: " + low_max);
    }
}

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Output:

Required Months: 1
The Lowest Maximum months: 11

Example 2:

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// Java code to illustrate
// getLeastMaximum() method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class Calendar_Demo {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
  
        // Creating a calendar
        Calendar calndr = new GregorianCalendar(2018, 6, 10);
  
        // Getting the required months
        System.out.println("Required Months: "
                           + calndr.get(Calendar.MONTH));
  
        // Getting the lowest maximum month
        int low_max = calndr.getLeastMaximum(Calendar.MONTH);
  
        // Displaying the results
        System.out.println("The Lowest"
                           + " Maximum months: " + low_max);
    }
}

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Output:

Required Months: 6
The Lowest Maximum months: 11

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Calendar.html#getLeastMaximum-int-



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