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Locale getDisplayVariant(Locale inLoc) Method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 29 Apr, 2019

The getDisplayVariant(Locale inLoc) method of Locale class in Java is used to get the name for the locale’s variant code mentioned in the specified locale and is appropriately displayed to the user. If the variant code is not mentioned in the locale the function returns an empty string.

Syntax:

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public String getDisplayVariant(Locale inLoc)

Parameters: This method takes one parameter inLoc of Locale type which refers to the localized display of the name.

Return Value: This method returns the name of the display language appropriate to the given locale.



Exceptions: The method throws NullPointerException if the parameter inLoc is null.

Below programs illustrate the working of getDisplayVariant() method:
Program 1:




// Java code to illustrate getDisplayVariant() method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class Locale_Demo {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Creating a new locale
        Locale first_locale
            = new Locale("th", "TH", "TH");
  
        // Displaying first locale
        System.out.println("First Locale: "
                           + first_locale);
  
        // Displaying the variant code for locale
        System.out.println("Variant: "
                           + first_locale.getDisplayVariant(
                                 new Locale("fr", "French")));
    }
}
Output:
First Locale: th_TH_TH_#u-nu-thai
Variant: TH

Program 2:




// Java code to illustrate getDisplayVariant() method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class Locale_Demo {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Creating a new locale
        Locale first_locale
            = new Locale("en", "US");
  
        // Displaying first locale
        System.out.println("First Locale: "
                           + first_locale);
  
        // Displaying the variant code for locale
        System.out.println("Variant: "
                           + first_locale.getDisplayVariant(
                                 new Locale("fr", "French")));
    }
}
Output:
First Locale: en_US
Variant:

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/util/Locale.html#getDisplayVariant(java.util.Locale)




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