Function

CFTimeZoneCopyAbbreviationDictionary

Returns a dictionary holding the mappings of time zone abbreviations to time zone names.

Declaration

CFDictionaryRef CFTimeZoneCopyAbbreviationDictionary(void);

Return Value

A dictionary containing the mappings of time zone abbreviations to time zone names. Ownership follows the The Create Rule.

Discussion

More than one time zone may have the same abbreviation. For example, US/Pacific and Canada/Pacific both use the abbreviation "PST." In these cases this function chooses a single name to map the abbreviation to.

See Also

System and Default Time Zones and Information

CFTimeZoneCopyAbbreviation

Returns the abbreviation of a time zone at a specified date.

CFTimeZoneCopyDefault

Returns the default time zone set for your application.

CFTimeZoneCopySystem

Returns the time zone currently used by the system.

CFTimeZoneSetDefault

Sets the default time zone for your application the given time zone.

CFTimeZoneCopyKnownNames

Returns an array of strings containing the names of all the time zones known to the system.

CFTimeZoneResetSystem

Clears the previously determined system time zone, if any.

CFTimeZoneSetAbbreviationDictionary

Sets the abbreviation dictionary to a given dictionary.