A Boolean value that indicates whether the receiver uses phrases such as “today” and “tomorrow” for the date component.
- iOS 4.0+
- macOS 10.6+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
- tvOS 9.0+
- watchOS 2.0+
true if the receiver uses relative date formatting, otherwise
If a date formatter uses relative date formatting, where possible it replaces the date component of its output with a phrase—such as “today” or “tomorrow”—that indicates a relative date. The available phrases depend on the locale for the date formatter; whereas, for dates in the future, English may only allow “tomorrow,” French may allow “the day after the day after tomorrow,” as illustrated in the following example.