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DateTime Constructor (Int64, DateTimeKind)

Initializes a new instance of the DateTime structure to a specified number of ticks and to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or local time.

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

public DateTime(
	long ticks,
	DateTimeKind kind
)

Parameters

ticks
Type: System.Int64
A date and time expressed in the number of 100-nanosecond intervals that have elapsed since January 1, 0001 at 00:00:00.000 in the Gregorian calendar.
kind
Type: System.DateTimeKind
One of the enumeration values that indicates whether ticks specifies a local time, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), or neither.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

ticks is less than DateTime.MinValue or greater than DateTime.MaxValue.

ArgumentException

kind is not one of the DateTimeKind values.

For applications in which portability of date and time data or a limited degree of time zone awareness is important, you can use the corresponding DateTimeOffset constructor.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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