FieldPosition getField() method in Java with Example

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:

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// 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() mehtod
            int i = pos.getField();
  
            // display result
            System.out.println(
                "field attribute :- "
                + Integer.toString(i));
        }
  
        catch (ClassCastException e) {
  
            System.out.println("Exception thrown : " + e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

field attribute :- -1

Example 2:

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// 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() mehtod
            int i = pos.getField();
  
            // display result
            System.out.println(
                "field attribute :- "
                + Integer.toString(i));
        }
  
        catch (ClassCastException e) {
  
            System.out.println("Exception thrown : " + e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

field attribute :- -1

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

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