DateFormatSymbols getAmPmStrings() Method in Java with Examples

The getAmPmStrings() Method of DateFormatSymbols class in Java is used to get the AM’s and PM’s string format. For eg., “AM” and “PM”.

Syntax:

public String[] getAmPmStrings()

Parameters: The method does not take any parameters.



Return Values: The method returns the AM and PM in string format.

Below programs illustrate the use of getAmPmStrings() method.
Example 1:

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// Java code to demonstrate getAmPmStrings()
  
import java.text.DateFormatSymbols;
  
public class DateFormat_Main {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        int i;
  
        // Initializing DateFormatSymbols
        String AMPM[]
            = new DateFormatSymbols().getAmPmStrings();
  
        for (i = 0; i < AMPM.length; i++) {
  
            // Displaying the AMPM
            System.out.println("Time " + i
                               + " = " + AMPM[i]);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

Time 0 = AM
Time 1 = PM

Example 2:

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// Java code to demonstrate getAmPmStrings()
  
import java.text.DateFormatSymbols;
  
public class DateFormat_Main {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        int i;
  
        // Initializing DateFormatSymbols
        String AMPM[]
            = new DateFormatSymbols().getAmPmStrings();
  
        for (i = 0; i < AMPM.length / 2; i++) {
  
            // Displaying the AMPM
            System.out.println("Time " + i
                               + " = " + AMPM[i]);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

Time 0 = AM

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/text/DateFormatSymbols.html#getAmPmStrings–



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