Intl.DateTimeFormat.prototype.formatRange()

The Intl.DateTimeFormat.prototype.formatRange() formats a date range in the most concise way based on the locale and options provided when instantiating Intl.DateTimeFormat object.

Syntax

Intl.DateTimeFormat.prototype.formatRange(startDate, endDate)

Examples

Basic formatRange usage

This method receives two Dates and formats the date range in the most concise way based on the locale and options provided when instantiating Intl.DateTimeFormat.

let date1 = new Date(Date.UTC(2007, 0, 10, 10, 0, 0));
let date2 = new Date(Date.UTC(2007, 0, 10, 11, 0, 0));
let date3 = new Date(Date.UTC(2007, 0, 20, 10, 0, 0));
// > 'Wed, 10 Jan 2007 10:00:00 GMT'
// > 'Wed, 10 Jan 2007 11:00:00 GMT'
// > 'Sat, 20 Jan 2007 10:00:00 GMT'

let fmt1 = new Intl.DateTimeFormat("en", {
    year: '2-digit',
    month: 'numeric',
    day: 'numeric',
    hour: 'numeric',
    minute: 'numeric'
});
console.log(fmt1.format(date1));
console.log(fmt1.formatRange(date1, date2));
console.log(fmt1.formatRange(date1, date3));
// > '1/10/07, 10:00 AM'
// > '1/10/07, 10:00 – 11:00 AM'
// > '1/10/07, 10:00 AM – 1/20/07, 10:00 AM'

let fmt2 = new Intl.DateTimeFormat("en", {
    year: 'numeric',
    month: 'short',
    day: 'numeric'
});
console.log(fmt2.format(date1));
console.log(fmt2.formatRange(date1, date2));
console.log(fmt2.formatRange(date1, date3));
// > 'Jan 10, 2007'
// > 'Jan 10, 2007'
// > 'Jan 10 – 20, 2007'

Specifications

Specification
Intl.DateTimeFormat.formatRange
The definition of 'formatRange()' in that specification.

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See also