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HebrewCalendar.IsLeapYear Method (Int32, Int32)

Determines whether the specified year in the specified era is a leap year.

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

public override bool IsLeapYear(
	int year,
	int era
)

Parameters

year
Type: System.Int32
An integer that represents the year.
era
Type: System.Int32
An integer that represents the era. Specify either HebrewEra or HebrewCalendar.Eras[Calendar.CurrentEra].

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the specified year is a leap year; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

year or era is outside the range supported by this calendar.

This implementation of the HebrewCalendar class recognizes only the Hebrew years 5343 to 5999 (1583 to 2239 in the Gregorian calendar).

In every 19-year cycle that ends with a year that is evenly divisible by 19, the 3rd, 6th, 8th, 11th, 14th, 17th, and 19th years are leap years. A common year can have from 353 to 355 days, depending on the placement of Jewish holidays. A leap year can have from 383 to 385 days.

The following code example calls IsLeapYear for five years in each of the eras.


using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesHebrewCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

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

      // Displays the header.
      Console.Write( "YEAR\t" );
      for ( int y = 5761; y <= 5765; y++ )
         Console.Write( "\t{0}", y );
      Console.WriteLine();

      // Checks five years in the current era.
      Console.Write( "CurrentEra:" );
      for ( int y = 5761; y <= 5765; y++ )
         Console.Write( "\t{0}", myCal.IsLeapYear( y, HebrewCalendar.CurrentEra ) );
      Console.WriteLine();

      // Checks five years in each of the eras.
      for ( int i = 0; i < myCal.Eras.Length; i++ )  {
         Console.Write( "Era {0}:\t", myCal.Eras[i] );
         for ( int y = 5761; y <= 5765; y++ )
            Console.Write( "\t{0}", myCal.IsLeapYear( y, myCal.Eras[i] ) );
         Console.WriteLine();
      }

   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

YEAR            5761    5762    5763    5764    5765
CurrentEra:     False   False   True    False   True
Era 1:          False   False   True    False   True

*/


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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