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MessageFormat getLocale() method in Java with Example

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  • Last Updated : 25 Jan, 2022
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The getLocale() method of java.text.MessageFormat class is used to get the locale used in this message format object.
Syntax: 
 

public Locale getLocale()

Parameter: This method does not take any argument as a parameter.
Return Value: This method returns the locale used in this message format object.
Below are the examples to illustrate the getLocale() method:
Example 1: 
 

Java




// Java program to demonstrate
// getLocale() method
 
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
 
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        // creating and initializing  MessageFormat
        MessageFormat mf
            = new MessageFormat("{0, number, #}, {2, date, #.#}, {4, time}");
 
        // getting Locale
        // used in MessageFormat Object
        // using getLocale() method
        Locale locale = mf.getLocale();
 
        // display the result
        System.out.println("Locale is : " + locale);
    }
}


Output: 

Locale is : en_US

 

Example 2: 
 

Java




// Java program to demonstrate
// getLocale() method
 
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
 
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        // creating and initializing  MessageFormat
        MessageFormat mf
            = new MessageFormat("{0, number, #}, {2, date, #.#}, {4, time}");
 
        // setting new Locale for message format object
        mf.setLocale(new Locale("zh-Hant-TW"));
 
        // getting Locale
        // used in MessageFormat Object
        // using getLocale() method
        Locale locale = mf.getLocale();
 
        // display the result
        System.out.println("Locale is : " + locale);
    }
}


Output: 

Locale is : zh-hant-tw

 

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/text/MessageFormat.html#getLocale–
 


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