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I’m trying to format the current date with DateTimeFormatter and I almost get what I need, but my problem seems to be that days of the week are enumerated from Sunday, instead of Monday. So, for example, if I run below code on Tuesday
import java.time.LocalDateTime import java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter; final LocalDateTime currentTime = LocalDateTime.now() def DATE = currentTime.format(DateTimeFormatter.ofPattern("YYYY'cw'w'd'e"))
I’d expect the output:
2020cw10d2, but the actual output I get is
2020cw10d3. There’s a
localized day of week pattern in
DateTimeFormatter documentation, which is
e/c option, however, it doesn’t seem to change anything in my case. I’m located in Europe (GMT+1) and weeks are enumerated from Monday. Servers I work with are also located in the same timezone, but still, I get the same output on my desktop and my servers. What am I doing wrong? Is there a way to enumerate weeks from Monday in DateTimeFormatter?
You can give the
DateTimeFormatter a locale with
Or pass it as a second parameter to
However, the formatter should by default use your own locale though, so it’s weird that it does something that you don’t expect.
UK locale counts week days starting from Monday, so you can use that instead, if you only wants to format weekdays in this specific way.