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Period withMonths() method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 28 Nov, 2018
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The withMonths() method of Period Class is used to obtain a period with specified number of months. This number of months is passed as the parameter as integer value.

Syntax:

public Period withMonths(int numberOfMonths)

Parameters: This method accepts a parameter numberOfMonths which is the number of months to be changed in this Period.

Returns: This function returns a Period with the number of months passed as the parameter.

Below is the implementation of Period.withMonths() method:



Example 1:




// Java code to demonstrate withMonths() method
  
import java.time.Period;
  
class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Get the String to be withMonthsd
        String period = "P1Y2M21D";
  
        // Parse the String into Period
        Period p = Period.parse(period);
  
        System.out.println("Period: " + p);
  
        // Get the number of months
        int numberOfMonths = 5;
  
        // Change the numberOfMonths of this Period
        // using withMonths() method
        System.out.println("New Period: "
                           + p.withMonths(numberOfMonths));
    }
}
Output:
Period: P1Y2M21D
New Period: P1Y5M21D

Example 2:




// Java code to demonstrate withMonths() method
  
import java.time.Period;
  
class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Get the String to be withMonthsd
        String period = "-P1Y2M21D";
  
        // Parse the String into Period
        Period p = Period.parse(period);
  
        System.out.println("Period: " + p);
  
        // Get the number of months
        int numberOfMonths = -5;
  
        // Change the numberOfMonths of this Period
        // using withMonths() method
        System.out.println("New Period: "
                           + p.withMonths(numberOfMonths));
    }
}
Output:
Period: P-1Y-2M-21D
New Period: P-1Y-5M-21D

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/time/Period.html#withMonths-int-

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