[TZInfo-users] strftime %Z

Thomas A. Moulton tom at moulton.us
Sat Nov 17 01:31:17 UTC 2012


Ok I figured it out... helps to RTFM but I have to say examples help 
dummies in a rush (me!)

otime = tz.strftime("%H:%M %Z", next_time)

tom

On 11/15/2012 10:12 PM, Thomas A. Moulton wrote:
> How can I use strftime to display a time in the format "20:45 EDT"
>
> I looked at 
> http://tzinfo.rubyforge.org/doc/classes/TZInfo/Timezone.html#M000060
> and think that "%H:%M %Z" would do it, but no joy.
>
>         now = DateTime.now.new_offset(0)
>         ltime = tz.utc_to_local(now)
>         otime = ltime.strftime("%H:%M %Z")
>
> returns "14:07 +00:00"
>
> Can anyone provide an example for me?
>
> Tom
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