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DateTime.DayOfWeek Property

Gets the day of the week represented by this instance.

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

public DayOfWeek DayOfWeek { get; }
/** @property */
public DayOfWeek get_DayOfWeek ()

public function get DayOfWeek () : DayOfWeek

Property Value

A DayOfWeek enumerated constant that indicates the day of the week. This property value ranges from zero, indicating Sunday, to six, indicating Saturday.

The following code example demonstrates the DayOfWeek property and the System.DayOfWeek enumeration.

// This example demonstrates the DateTime.DayOfWeek property
using System;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
// Assume the current culture is en-US.
// Create a DateTime for the first of May, 2003.
    DateTime dt = new DateTime(2003, 5, 1);
    Console.WriteLine("Is Thursday the day of the week for {0:d}?: {1}", 
                       dt, dt.DayOfWeek == DayOfWeek.Thursday);
    Console.WriteLine("The day of the week for {0:d} is {1}.", dt, dt.DayOfWeek);
    }
}
/*
This example produces the following results:

Is Thursday the day of the week for 5/1/2003?: True
The day of the week for 5/1/2003 is Thursday.
*/

// This example demonstrates the DateTime.DayOfWeek property
import System.*;

class Sample
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Assume the current culture is en-US.
        // Create a DateTime for the first of May, 2003.
        DateTime dt = new DateTime(2003, 5, 1);
        Console.WriteLine("Is Thursday the day of the week for {0:d}?: {1}", 
            dt, (System.Boolean)(dt.get_DayOfWeek() == DayOfWeek.Thursday));
        Console.WriteLine("The day of the week for {0:d} is {1}.", dt, 
            dt.get_DayOfWeek());
    } //main
} //Sample
/*
This example produces the following results:

Is Thursday the day of the week for 5/1/2003?: True
The day of the week for 5/1/2003 is Thursday.
*/

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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