Year minus(TemporalAmount) method in Java with Examples
The minus(TemporalAmount) method of Year class is used to return a copy of this year after subtracting the specified amount of TemporalAmount from this Year object. An exception is thrown, If the specified unit cannot be subtracted from Year. The TemporalAmount passed is created from the Period object. This instance is immutable and unaffected by this method call.
public Year minus(TemporalAmount amountToSubtract)
Parameters: This method accepts only one parameter TemporalAmount which represents the amount to subtract from Year object.
Return Value: This method returns a Year based on this year with the specified amount subtracted.
Exception: This method throws following Exceptions:
- DateTimeException – This exception is thrown if the subtraction cannot be made.
- ArithmeticException – This exception is thrown if numeric overflow occurs.
Below programs illustrate the minus(TemporalAmount amountToSubtract) method:
Year :2019 Value after Subtraction: 1979
Year :2019 Value after Subtraction: 1999