ChronoLocalDate minus(TemporalAmount) method in Java with Examples

minus(TemporalAmount) method of a ChronoLocalDate interface used to returns a copy of this ChronoLocalDate with the specified amount subtracted to ChronoLocalDate.The amount is typically Period or Duration but may be any other type implementing the TemporalAmount interface.

Syntax:

public ChronoLocalDate minus(TemporalAmount amountTosubtract)

Parameters: This method accepts one single parameter amountTosubtract which is the amount to subtract, It should not be null.



Return value: This method returns ChronoLocalDate based on this date-time with the subtractition made, not null.

Exception: This method throws following Exceptions:

  • DateTimeException: if the subtraction cannot be made
  • ArithmeticException: if numeric overflow occurs

Below programs illustrate the minus() method:

Program 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// ChronoLocalDate.minus() method
  
import java.time.*;
import java.time.chrono.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // create a ChronoLocalDate object
        ChronoLocalDate zonedlt
            = LocalDate.parse("2018-12-06");
  
        // subtract 30 Days to ChronoLocalDate
        ChronoLocalDate value
            = zonedlt.minus(Period.ofDays(30));
  
        // print result
        System.out.println("ChronoLocalDate after"
                           + " subtracting Days: "
                           + value);
    }
}

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Output:

ChronoLocalDate after subtracting Days: 2018-11-06

References: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/time/chrono/ChronoLocalDate.html#minus-java.time.temporal.TemporalAmount-



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