Instance Method

abbreviationForDate:

Returns the abbreviation for the receiver at a given date.

Declaration

- (NSString *)abbreviationForDate:(NSDate *)aDate;

Parameters

aDate

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

Return Value

The abbreviation for the receiver at aDate.

Discussion

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

name

The geopolitical region ID that identifies the receiver.

abbreviation

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

secondsFromGMT

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

- secondsFromGMTForDate:

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

data

The data that stores the information used by the receiver.

timeZoneDataVersion

Returns the time zone data version.

NSTimeZoneNameStyle

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