SignStyle

public final enum SignStyle
extends Enum<SignStyle>

java.lang.Object
   ↳ java.lang.Enum<java.time.format.SignStyle>
     ↳ java.time.format.SignStyle


Enumeration of ways to handle the positive/negative sign.

The formatting engine allows the positive and negative signs of numbers to be controlled using this enum. See DateTimeFormatterBuilder for usage.

Summary

Enum values

SignStyle  ALWAYS

Style to always output the sign, where zero will output '+'. 

SignStyle  EXCEEDS_PAD

Style to always output the sign if the value exceeds the pad width. 

SignStyle  NEVER

Style to never output sign, only outputting the absolute value. 

SignStyle  NORMAL

Style to output the sign only if the value is negative. 

SignStyle  NOT_NEGATIVE

Style to block negative values, throwing an exception on printing. 

Public methods

static SignStyle valueOf(String name)
static final SignStyle[] values()

Inherited methods

Enum values

ALWAYS

added in API level 26
SignStyle ALWAYS

Style to always output the sign, where zero will output '+'.

In strict parsing, the absence of a sign will be rejected. In lenient parsing, any sign will be accepted, with the absence of a sign treated as a positive number.

EXCEEDS_PAD

added in API level 26
SignStyle EXCEEDS_PAD

Style to always output the sign if the value exceeds the pad width. A negative value will always output the '-' sign.

In strict parsing, the sign will be rejected unless the pad width is exceeded. In lenient parsing, any sign will be accepted, with the absence of a sign treated as a positive number.

NEVER

added in API level 26
SignStyle NEVER

Style to never output sign, only outputting the absolute value.

In strict parsing, any sign will be rejected. In lenient parsing, any sign will be accepted unless the width is fixed.

NORMAL

added in API level 26
SignStyle NORMAL

Style to output the sign only if the value is negative.

In strict parsing, the negative sign will be accepted and the positive sign rejected. In lenient parsing, any sign will be accepted.

NOT_NEGATIVE

added in API level 26
SignStyle NOT_NEGATIVE

Style to block negative values, throwing an exception on printing.

In strict parsing, any sign will be rejected. In lenient parsing, any sign will be accepted unless the width is fixed.

Public methods

valueOf

added in API level 26
SignStyle valueOf (String name)

Parameters
name String

Returns
SignStyle

values

added in API level 26
SignStyle[] values ()

Returns
SignStyle[]