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Calendar isLenient() Method in Java with Examples

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  • Last Updated : 01 Dec, 2021
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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: 

Java




// 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("Calendar is"
                           + " lenient: "
                           + leniency);
    }
}

Output

Current Calendar: Tue Nov 30 10:25:50 UTC 2021
Calendar is lenient: true

Example 2: 

Java




// 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("Calendar is"
                           + " lenient: "
                           + leniency);
    }
}

Output

Current Calendar: Tue Nov 30 10:26:18 UTC 2021
Calendar is lenient: false

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


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