OffsetTime minusHours() method in Java with examples

The minusHours() method of OffsetTime class in Java returns a copy of this OffsetTime with the specified hours in the parameter getting subtracted.

Syntax :

public OffsetTime minusHours(long hours)

Parameter: This method accepts a single parameter hours which the hours to be subtracted. It may be negative.



Return Value: It returns a OffsetTime based on this time with the hours subtracted and it is not null.

Below programs illustrate the minusHours() method:

Program 1 :

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// Java program to demonstrate the minusHours() method
  
import java.time.OffsetTime;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Parses the time
        OffsetTime time = OffsetTime.parse("11:10:10+05:05");
  
        // Specified hours subtracted
        System.out.println("After subtraction, time is: " 
                                      + time.minusHours(5));
    }
}

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Output:

After subtraction, time is: 06:10:10+05:05

Program 2 :

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// Java program to demonstrate the minusHours() method
  
import java.time.OffsetTime;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Parses the time
        OffsetTime time = OffsetTime.parse("11:10:10+05:05");
  
        // Specified hours subtracted
        System.out.println("After subtraction, time is: " 
                                    + time.minusHours(-5));
    }
}

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Output:

After subtraction, time is: 16:10:10+05:05

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/time/OffsetTime.html#minusHours-long-



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