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Calendar isLenient() Method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 21 Feb, 2019

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 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);
    }
}
Output:
Current Calendar: Wed Feb 20 17:25:12 UTC 2019
Calendat is lenient: true

Example 2:




// 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);
    }
}
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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