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ChronoUnit valueOf() method in Java with Examples
  • Last Updated : 29 Jan, 2020

The valueOf() method of ChronoUnit enum is used to return the enum unit of this type with the specified name.

Syntax:

public static ChronoUnit valueOf(String name)

Parameters: This method accepts name which is the name of the enum constant to be returned.

Return value: This method returns the enum constant with the specified name.

Exception:
This method throws the following exception:



  • IllegalArgumentException: if this enum type has no constant with the specified name.
  • NullPointerException: if the argument is null.

Below programs illustrate the ChronoUnit.valueOf() method:
Program 1:




// Java program to demonstrate
// ChronoUnit.valueOf() method
  
import java.time.temporal.ChronoUnit;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // get ChronoUnit
        ChronoUnit chronoUnit
            = ChronoUnit.valueOf("MILLENNIA");
  
        // print
        System.out.println("ChronoUnit: "
                           + chronoUnit);
    }
}
Output:
ChronoUnit: Millennia

Program 2:




// Java program to demonstrate
// ChronoUnit.valueOf() method
  
import java.time.temporal.ChronoUnit;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // get ChronoUnit
        ChronoUnit chronoUnit
            = ChronoUnit.valueOf("CENTURIES");
  
        // print
        System.out.println("ChronoUnit: "
                           + chronoUnit);
    }
}
Output:
ChronoUnit: Centuries

References: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/temporal/ChronoUnit.html#valueOf(java.lang.String)

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