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NumberFormat clone() method in Java with Examples
  • Last Updated : 01 Apr, 2019

The clone() method is a built-in method of the java.text.NumberFormat returns a object which defines the clone of any given instance.

Syntax:

public Object clone()

Parameters: The function does not accepts any parameter.

Return Value: The function returns a object which defines the clone of any given instance.

Below is the implementation of the above function:



Program 1:




// Java program to implement
// the above function
import java.text.NumberFormat;
  
public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args)
        throws Exception
    {
  
        // Get the percent Instance
        NumberFormat nF
            = NumberFormat
                  .getPercentInstance();
  
        // Print the clone of this instance
        System.out.println(nF.clone());
    }
}
Output:
java.text.DecimalFormat@674dc

Program 2:




// Java program to implement
// the above function
  
import java.text.NumberFormat;
  
public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args)
        throws Exception
    {
  
        // Get the Currency Instance
        NumberFormat nF
            = NumberFormat
                  .getCurrencyInstance();
  
        // Print the clone of this instance
        System.out.println(nF.clone());
    }
}
Output:
java.text.DecimalFormat@67500

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/text/NumberFormat.html#clone()

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