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GregorianCalendar Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the GregorianCalendar class using the default GregorianCalendarTypes value.

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

public GregorianCalendar()

The default GregorianCalendarTypes value is Localized. If the DateTimeFormatInfo.Calendar property of the CultureInfo is set to a GregorianCalendar that is created with this constructor, the dates and times are localized in the language associated with the CultureInfo.

The following code example prints a DateTime using a GregorianCalendar that is localized.

using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesGregorianCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Creates and initializes four different CultureInfo objects.
      CultureInfo myCIdeDE = new CultureInfo("de-DE", false);
      CultureInfo myCIenUS = new CultureInfo("en-US", false);
      CultureInfo myCIfrFR = new CultureInfo("fr-FR", false);
      CultureInfo myCIruRU = new CultureInfo("ru-RU", false);

      // Creates a Localized GregorianCalendar. 
      // GregorianCalendarTypes.Localized is the default when using the GregorianCalendar constructor without parameters.
      Calendar myCal = new GregorianCalendar();

      // Sets the DateTimeFormatInfo.Calendar property to a Localized GregorianCalendar. 
      // Localized GregorianCalendar is the default calendar for de-DE, en-US, and fr-FR,
      myCIruRU.DateTimeFormat.Calendar = myCal;

      // Creates a DateTime.
      DateTime myDT = new DateTime( 2002, 1, 3, 13, 30, 45 );

      // Displays the DateTime.
      Console.WriteLine( "de-DE: {0}", myDT.ToString( "F", myCIdeDE ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "en-US: {0}", myDT.ToString( "F", myCIenUS ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "fr-FR: {0}", myDT.ToString( "F", myCIfrFR ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "ru-RU: {0}", myDT.ToString( "F", myCIruRU ) );
   }
}
/*
The example displays the following output:
   de-DE: Donnerstag, 3. Januar 2002 13:30:45
   en-US: Thursday, January 03, 2002 1:30:45 PM
   fr-FR: jeudi 3 janvier 2002 13:30:45
   ru-RU: 3 января 2002 г. 13:30:45
*/

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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