IntlDateFormatter::setCalendar

datefmt_set_calendar

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PECL intl >= 1.0.0)

IntlDateFormatter::setCalendar -- datefmt_set_calendarSets the calendar type used by the formatter

Description

Object oriented style

bool IntlDateFormatter::setCalendar ( mixed $which )

Procedural style

bool datefmt_set_calendar ( IntlDateFormatter $fmt , mixed $which )

Sets the calendar or calendar type used by the formatter.

Parameters

fmt

The formatter resource.

which

This can either be: the calendar type to use (default is IntlDateFormatter::GREGORIAN, which is also used if NULL is specified) or an IntlCalendar object.

Any IntlCalendar object passed in will be cloned; no modifications will be made to the argument object.

The timezone of the formatter will only be kept if an IntlCalendar object is not passed, otherwise the new timezone will be that of the passed object.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Changelog

Version Description
5.5.0/PECL 3.0.0 It became possible to pass an IntlCalendar object.

Examples

Example #1 datefmt_set_calendar() example

<?php
$fmt 
datefmt_create(
    
'en_US',
    
IntlDateFormatter::FULL,
    
IntlDateFormatter::FULL,
    
'America/Los_Angeles',
    
IntlDateFormatter::GREGORIAN
);
echo 
'calendar of the formatter is : ' datefmt_get_calendar($fmt);
datefmt_set_calendar($fmtIntlDateFormatter::TRADITIONAL);
echo 
'Now calendar of the formatter is : ' datefmt_get_calendar($fmt);
?>

Example #2 OO example

<?php
$fmt 
= new IntlDateFormatter(
    
'en_US',
    
IntlDateFormatter::FULL,
    
IntlDateFormatter::FULL,
    
'America/Los_Angeles',
    
IntlDateFormatter::GREGORIAN  
);
echo 
'calendar of the formatter is : ' $fmt->getCalendar();
$fmt->setCalendar(IntlDateFormatter::TRADITIONAL);
echo 
'Now calendar of the formatter is : ' $fmt->getCalendar();
?>

The above example will output:

calendar of the formatter is : 1
Now calendar of the formatter is : 0

Example #3 Example with IntlCalendar argument

<?php
$time 
strtotime("2013-03-03 00:00:00 UTC");
$formatter IntlDateFormatter::create("en_US"NULLNULL"Europe/Amsterdam");

echo 
"before: "$formatter->format($time), "\n";

/* note that the calendar's locale is not used! */
$formatter->setCalendar(IntlCalendar::createInstance(
               
"America/New_York""pt_PT@calendar=islamic"));

echo 
"after:  "$formatter->format($time), "\n";

The above example will output:

before: Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 1:00:00 AM Central European Standard Time
after:  Saturday, RabiÊ» II 20, 1434 at 7:00:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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