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OffsetTime minusMinutes() method in Java with examples

  • Last Updated : 31 Dec, 2018
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The minusMinutes() method of OffsetTime class in Java returns a copy of this OffsetTime with the specified Minutes in the parameter getting subtracted.

Syntax :

public OffsetTime minusMinutes(long Minutes)

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

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

Below programs illustrate the minusMinutes() method:



Program 1 :




// Java program to demonstrate the minusMinutes() 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 Minutes subtracted
        System.out.println("After subtraction, time is: "
                                     + time.minusMinutes(5));
    }
}
Output:
After subtraction, time is: 11:05:10+05:05

Program 2 :




// Java program to demonstrate the minusMinutes() 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 Minutes subtracted
        System.out.println("After subtraction, time is: " 
                                     + time.minusMinutes(-5));
    }
}
Output:
After subtraction, time is: 11:15:10+05:05

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

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