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rrrkitamurarrrkitamura 

Datetime.format method with timezone doesn't return time-zone-based character of day-of-week.

Hello,

I try to get formatted date string with day-of-week
by using Datetime.format method with timezone argument.

I want Japanese character day-of-week but It returns English day-of-week .
Do you have any idea?

Code:
public class PackageTestClass {

  private String getDate(){
    Date dateWk = System.today();
    Datetime dt = Datetime.newInstance(dateWk.year(), dateWk.month(), dateWk.day());
    return dt.format('M/d(EEE)','Asia/Tokyo');
  }
  
  static testMethod void testManualShareRead(){
    PackageTestClass ptc = new PackageTestClass();
   
    System.debug(ptc.getDate());
  }
}


*My personal setting is like these:
 Time zone: Asia/Tokyo
 location: Japan
 Language: Japanese


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Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks,

rohitmaratherohitmarathe
This might be helpful to you. I got this link from Apex Language Reference (V.9)
http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/text/SimpleDateFormat.html
rrrkitamurarrrkitamura
thanks rohitmarathe!

i tried at J2SE and it works.
but at apex it doesn't...

well, i'll make utility class to convert day-of-week to japanese character.