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GregorianCalendar.GetDaysInMonth Method (Int32, Int32, Int32)

Returns the number of days in the specified month in the specified year in the specified era.

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

public override int GetDaysInMonth(
	int year,
	int month,
	int era
)

Parameters

year
Type: System.Int32

An integer that represents the year.

month
Type: System.Int32

An integer from 1 to 12 that represents the month.

era
Type: System.Int32

An integer that represents the era.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of days in the specified month in the specified year in the specified era.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

era is outside the range supported by the calendar.

-or-

year is outside the range supported by the calendar.

-or-

month is outside the range supported by the calendar.

For example, this method returns 28 or 29 for February (month = 2), depending on whether year is a leap year.

The following code example calls GetDaysInMonth for the second month in each of five years in each era.

using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesGregorianCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Creates and initializes a GregorianCalendar.
      GregorianCalendar myCal = new GregorianCalendar();

      // Displays the header.
      Console.Write( "YEAR\t" );
      for ( int y = 2001; y <= 2005; y++ )
         Console.Write( "\t{0}", y );
      Console.WriteLine();

      // Displays the value of the CurrentEra property.
      Console.Write( "CurrentEra:" );
      for ( int y = 2001; y <= 2005; y++ )
         Console.Write( "\t{0}", myCal.GetDaysInMonth( y, 2, GregorianCalendar.CurrentEra ) );
      Console.WriteLine();

      // Displays the values in the Eras property. 
      for ( int i = 0; i < myCal.Eras.Length; i++ )  {
         Console.Write( "Era {0}:\t", myCal.Eras[i] );
         for ( int y = 2001; y <= 2005; y++ )
            Console.Write( "\t{0}", myCal.GetDaysInMonth( y, 2, myCal.Eras[i] ) );
         Console.WriteLine();
      }

   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

YEAR            2001    2002    2003    2004    2005
CurrentEra:     28      28      28      29      28
Era 1:          28      28      28      29      28

*/

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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