Calendar getMinimum() Method in Java with Examples

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

Syntax:

public abstract int getMinimum(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 Minimum value for the passed calendar field.

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

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// Java code to illustrate
// getMinimum() 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 days: "
                           + calndr.get(
                                 Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK));
  
        // Getting the Minimum month
        int max_day
            = calndr.getMinimum(
                Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK);
  
        // Displaying the results
        System.out.println("The Minimum"
                           + " days: "
                           + max_day);
    }
}

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Output:

Required days: 3
The Minimum days: 1

Example 2:

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// Java code to illustrate
// getMinimum() 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 Minimum month
        int max_month
            = calndr.getMinimum(Calendar.MONTH);
  
        // Displaying the results
        System.out.println("The"
                           + " Minimum months: "
                           + max_month);
    }
}

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Output:

Required Months: 6
The Minimum months: 0

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



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