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Timezones and dates in Web Dynpro

Hello all,

We have a web dynpro application and it seems to be showing different dates for different users in our application. I am trying to figure out how web dynpro determines which locale to use (or timezone) when displaying. We are exposing the WD through EP 6.0 SP2, but I do not think there are any locale specific settings there. The only thing I can think it is doing is for users that do not have a timezone specified it is using UTC instead of the system timezone. Does anyone know definitevely what WD uses to display dates? Also, is there a way we can force all dates shown in WD to show in a particular timezone (i.e. PST)?

Help is appreciated.


Dustin Gronso

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    Oct 18, 2005 at 04:20 AM

    Hi Dustin,

    You can show the time in a specific timezone using the following code :

    TimeZone zone = TimeZone.getTimeZone(("PST");

    DateFormat dateFormat = DateFormat.getDateTimeInstance();


    String time = dateFormat.format(Calendar.getInstance().getTime());

    Hope this helps,

    Best Regards,


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