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XmlConvert.ToDateTime Method (String, XmlDateTimeSerializationMode)

Converts the String to a DateTime using the XmlDateTimeSerializationMode specified

Namespace:  System.Xml
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)

public static DateTime ToDateTime(
	string s,
	XmlDateTimeSerializationMode dateTimeOption


Type: System.String

The String value to convert.

Type: System.Xml.XmlDateTimeSerializationMode

One of the XmlDateTimeSerializationMode values that specify whether the date should be converted to local time or preserved as Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), if it is a UTC date.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
A DateTime equivalent of the String.


s is null.


The dateTimeOption value is null.


s is an empty string or is not in a valid format.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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