Instance Method


Returns the abbreviation for the receiver at a given date.


func abbreviation(for aDate: Date) -> String?



The date for which to get the abbreviation for the receiver.

Return Value

The abbreviation for the receiver at aDate.


Note that the abbreviation may be different at different dates. For example, during daylight saving time the US/Eastern time zone has an abbreviation of “EDT.” At other times, its abbreviation is “EST.”

See Also

Getting Time Zone Information

var name: String

The geopolitical region ID that identifies the receiver.

var abbreviation: String?

The abbreviation for the receiver, such as “EDT” (Eastern Daylight Time).

var secondsFromGMT: Int

The current difference in seconds between the receiver and Greenwich Mean Time.

func secondsFromGMT(for: Date) -> Int

Returns the difference in seconds between the receiver and Greenwich Mean Time at a given date.

var data: Data

The data that stores the information used by the receiver.

class var timeZoneDataVersion: String

Returns the time zone data version.

enum NSTimeZone.NameStyle

Constants you use to specify a style when presenting time zone names.

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