FieldPosition toString() method in Java with Example

The toString() method of java.text.FieldPosition class is used to represent the field position object in the form of string.

Syntax:

public String toString()

Parameter: This method does not accepts any argument as parameter.

Return Value: This method returns the string representation of this FieldPosition object.

Below are the examples to illustrate the toString() method:



Example 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// toString() 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 the String representation
            // of this FieldPosition Object
            // using toString() method
            String str = pos.toString();
  
            // display result
            System.out.println("FieldPosition :- " + str);
        }
  
        catch (ClassCastException e) {
  
            System.out.println("Exception thrown : " + e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

FieldPosition :- java.text.FieldPosition[field=-1, attribute=java.text.MessageFormat$Field(message argument field), beginIndex=0, endIndex=0]

Example 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// toString() 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 the String representation
            // of this FieldPosition Object
            // using toString() method
            String str = pos.toString();
  
            // display result
            System.out.println("FieldPosition :- " + str);
        }
  
        catch (ClassCastException e) {
  
            System.out.println("Exception thrown : " + e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

FieldPosition :- java.text.FieldPosition[field=-1, attribute=java.text.DateFormat$Field(am pm), beginIndex=0, endIndex=0]

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

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