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Tag: format

Date formatting according to country habbits

We create J2SE application that has to format the date and time according to custom the country from which users come from. I want to ask how to solve this thing in Java? Probably I’ll use SimpleDateFormat, but I wonder if it is possible to get format string in somehow simpler way than to have all format strings for each

Prevent round off in String.format(“%.2f”, doubleValue) in Java

How do I prevent String.format(“%.2f”, doubleValue); from rounding off (round half up algorithm) instead of just truncating it? e.g. after formatting, I just want to discard the last digit, I know there are other ways to do this, I just want to know if this is possible using the String.format. Answer You can always set the rounding mode: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/math/RoundingMode.html and

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