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OffsetTime minusSeconds() method in Java with examples

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

Syntax :

public OffsetTime minusSeconds(long Seconds)

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

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

Below programs illustrate the minusSeconds() method:

Program 1 :




// Java program to demonstrate the minusSeconds() 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 Seconds subtracted
        System.out.println("After subtraction, time is: " 
                                   + time.minusSeconds(5));
    }
}

Output:

After subtraction, time is: 11:10:05+05:05

Program 2 :




// Java program to demonstrate the minusSeconds() 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 Seconds subtracted
        System.out.println("After subtraction, time is: " 
                                   + time.minusSeconds(-5));
    }
}

Output:

After subtraction, time is: 11:10:15+05:05

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


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