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DateTimeFormatInfo.DateSeparator Property

Gets or sets the string that separates the components of a date; that is, the year, month, and day.

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

public string DateSeparator { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_DateSeparator ()

/** @property */
public void set_DateSeparator (String value)

public function get DateSeparator () : String

public function set DateSeparator (value : String)

Property Value

The string that separates the components of a date; that is, the year, month, and day. The default for InvariantInfo is "/".

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

The property is being set to a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

InvalidOperationException

The property is being set and the DateTimeFormatInfo is read-only.

If the custom pattern includes the format pattern "/", DateTime.ToString displays the value of DateSeparator in place of the "/" in the format pattern.

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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