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SPTimeZone.LocalTimeToUTC method

Converts the specified DateTime value from local time to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

public DateTime LocalTimeToUTC(
	DateTime date
)

Parameters

date
Type: System.DateTime

A System.DateTime object that represents the local date and time value to convert.

Return value

Type: System.DateTime
A System.DateTime object that contains the date converted to UTC.

The following code example converts a date and time value to UTC and displays the converted value.

using (SPSite oSiteCollection = new SPSite("http://localhost"))
{
    using (SPWeb oWebsite = oSiteCollection.AllWebs["Website_Name"])
    {
        SPRegionalSettings oRegionalSettings = oWebsite.RegionalSettings;
        SPTimeZone oTimeZone = oRegionalSettings.TimeZone;
        System.DateTime dtDateNew = new System.DateTime(2007, 7, 15, 9, 5, 30, 0);
        Console.WriteLine(oTimeZone.LocalTimeToUTC(dtDateNew).ToString());
    }
}
NoteNote

Certain objects implement the IDisposable interface, and you must avoid retaining these objects in memory after they are no longer needed. For information about good coding practices, see Disposing Objects.

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