Calendar isLenient() Method in Java with Examples

The isLenient() method in Calendar class is used to know and understand whether the date and time interpretation of this Calendar is to be considered lenient or not.

Syntax:

public boolean isLenient()

Parameters: The method does not take any parameters.



Return Value: The method either returns True if the interpreatation of this Calendar is lenient else False.

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

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// Java code to illustrate
// isLenient() method
  
import java.util.*;
public class CalendarDemo {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
  
        // Creating a calendar object
        Calendar calndr = Calendar.getInstance();
  
        // Displaying the calendar
        System.out.println("Current Calendar: "
                           + calndr.getTime());
  
        // Checking the leniency
        boolean leniency = calndr.isLenient();
  
        // Displaying the leniency
        System.out.println("Calendat is"
                           + " lenient: "
                           + leniency);
    }
}

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Output:

Current Calendar: Wed Feb 20 17:25:12 UTC 2019
Calendat is lenient: true

Example 2:

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// Java code to illustrate
// isLenient() method
  
import java.util.*;
public class CalendarDemo {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
  
        // Creating a calendar object
        Calendar calndr = Calendar.getInstance();
  
        // Displaying the calendar
        System.out.println("Current Calendar: "
                           + calndr.getTime());
  
        // Checking the leniency
        boolean leniency = calndr.isLenient();
        calndr.setLenient(false);
        leniency = calndr.isLenient();
  
        // Displaying the leniency
        System.out.println("Calendat is"
                           + " lenient: "
                           + leniency);
    }
}

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Output:

Current Calendar: Wed Feb 20 17:25:14 UTC 2019
Calendat is lenient: false

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Calendar.html#isLenient–



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