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DateTimeOffset.Year Property

Gets the year component of the date represented by the current DateTimeOffset object.

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

public int Year { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The year component of the current DateTimeOffset object, expressed as an integer value between 0 and 9999.

The Year property is not affected by the value of the Offset property.

You can also create a string representation of a DateTimeOffset object's year component by calling the ToString method with the "y", "yy", or "yyyy" custom format specifiers.

The following example displays the year component of a DateTimeOffset value in four different ways:

  • By retrieving the value of the Year property.

  • By calling the ToString(String) method with the "y" format specifier.

  • By calling the ToString(String) method with the "yy" format specifier.

  • By calling the ToString(String) method with the "yyyy" format specifier.

DateTimeOffset theTime = new DateTimeOffset(2008, 2, 17, 9, 0, 0, 
                             DateTimeOffset.Now.Offset);
Console.WriteLine("The year component of {0} is {1}.", 
                  theTime, theTime.Year);

Console.WriteLine("The year component of {0} is{1}.", 
                  theTime, theTime.ToString(" y"));

Console.WriteLine("The year component of {0} is {1}.", 
                  theTime, theTime.ToString("yy"));

Console.WriteLine("The year component of {0} is {1}.", 
                  theTime, theTime.ToString("yyyy"));
// The example produces the following output: 
//    The year component of 2/17/2008 9:00:00 AM -07:00 is 2008. 
//    The year component of 2/17/2008 9:00:00 AM -07:00 is 8. 
//    The year component of 2/17/2008 9:00:00 AM -07:00 is 08. 
//    The year component of 2/17/2008 9:00:00 AM -07:00 is 2008.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP1, 2.0 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

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)

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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