The setTime() function is a part of Timestamp class of Java SQL.The function is used to set the time of the Timestamp object. The function takes time in milliseconds which represents the time in milliseconds after 1st January, 1970.
public void setTime(long t)
Parameters: The function accepts a long value l as parameter which is to be set as the time.
Return value: The function does not return any value.
Exception: The function does not throw any exceptions.
Below programs illustrates the use of setTime() function
Example 1: Create a timestamp and use the setTime() to change the time of timestamp object.
Timestamp time: 1970-01-01 00:00:10.0 New Timestamp time: 1970-01-12 13:46:40.0
Example 2: Create a timestamp and use the setTime() to change the time of timestamp object by passing negative long value as parameter. Giving negative long value represents the time before 1st January 1970
Timestamp time: 1970-01-01 00:00:10.0 New Timestamp time: 1969-12-20 10:13:20.0
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