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FieldPosition getField() method in Java with Example

  • Last Updated : 21 Oct, 2021

The getField() method of java.text.FieldPosition class is used to retrieve the field identifier of this field position object.
Syntax: 
 

public int getField()

Parameter: This method does not accepts any argument as parameter.
Return Value: This method returns the field identifier of this field position object.
Below are the examples to illustrate the getField() method:
Example 1: 
 

Java




// Java program to demonstrate
// getField() method
 
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
 
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        try {
 
            // Creating and initializing
            // new FieldPosition Object
            FieldPosition pos
                = new FieldPosition(
                    MessageFormat.Field.ARGUMENT);
 
            // getting Field attribute
            // of FieldPosition object
            // using getField() method
            int i = pos.getField();
 
            // display result
            System.out.println(
                "field attribute :- "
                + Integer.toString(i));
        }
 
        catch (ClassCastException e) {
 
            System.out.println("Exception thrown : " + e);
        }
    }
}
Output: 
field attribute :- -1

 

Example 2: 
 

Java




// Java program to demonstrate
// getField() method
 
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
 
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        try {
 
            // Creating and initializing
            // new FieldPosition Object
            FieldPosition pos
                = new FieldPosition(
                    DateFormat.Field.AM_PM);
 
            // getting Field attribute
            // of FieldPosition object
            // using getField() method
            int i = pos.getField();
 
            // display result
            System.out.println(
                "field attribute :- "
                + Integer.toString(i));
        }
 
        catch (ClassCastException e) {
 
            System.out.println("Exception thrown : " + e);
        }
    }
}
Output: 
field attribute :- -1

 

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/text/FieldPosition.html#getField–
 

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