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DateTimeFormatInfo.DayNames Property

Gets or sets a one-dimensional array of type String containing the culture-specific full names of the days of the week.

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

public string[] DayNames { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String[]
A one-dimensional array of type String containing the culture-specific full names of the days of the week. The array for InvariantInfo contains "Sunday", "Monday", "Tuesday", "Wednesday", "Thursday", "Friday", and "Saturday".

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The property is being set to null.

ArgumentException

The property is being set to an array that is multidimensional or that has a length that is not exactly 7.

InvalidOperationException

The property is being set and the DateTimeFormatInfo object is read-only.

If setting this property, the array must be one-dimensional and must have exactly seven elements.

If the custom pattern includes the format pattern "dddd", DateTime.ToString displays the value of DayNames in place of the "dddd" in the format pattern.

This property is affected if the value of the Calendar property changes.

.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

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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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