Instance Method

components(in:from:)

Returns all the date components of a date, as if in a given time zone (instead of the receiving calendar’s time zone).

Declaration

func components(in timezone: TimeZone, from date: Date) -> DateComponents

Parameters

timezone

The time zone to use when returning the components. This value overrides the time zone of the receiving NSCalendar.

date

The date for which to perform the calculation.

Return Value

An NSDateComponents object containing all the components from the given date, calculated using the given time zone.

Discussion

If you want "date information in a given time zone" for the purpose to displaying it, you should use DateFormatter to format the date.

See Also

Extracting Components

func date(Date, matchesComponents: DateComponents)

Returns whether a given date matches all of the given date components.

func component(NSCalendar.Unit, from: Date)

Returns the specified date component from a given date.

func components(NSCalendar.Unit, from: Date)

Returns the date components representing a given date.

func components(NSCalendar.Unit, from: Date, to: Date, options: NSCalendar.Options = [])

Returns the difference between two supplied dates as date components.

func components(NSCalendar.Unit, from: DateComponents, to: DateComponents, options: NSCalendar.Options = [])

Returns the difference between start and end dates given as date components.