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DateTimeOffset.UtcTicks Property

Updated: May 2010

Gets the number of ticks that represents the date and time of the current DateTimeOffset object in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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

public long UtcTicks { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int64
The number of ticks in the DateTimeOffset object's Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

The value of the UtcTicks property represents the number of 100-nanosecond intervals that have elapsed since 12:00:00 midnight on January 1, 0001 (the value of MinValue). It does not include ticks that would be added by leap seconds. A nanosecond is one billionth of a second; there are ten million ticks in a second. The value of the UtcTicks property ranges from DateTimeOffset.MinValue.Ticks to DateTimeOffset.MaxValue.Ticks.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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May 2010

Added a remark about leap seconds.

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