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DateTimeFormatInfo.GetAbbreviatedMonthName Method

Returns the culture-specific abbreviated name of the specified month based on the culture associated with the current DateTimeFormatInfo object.

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

public string GetAbbreviatedMonthName(
	int month
)

Parameters

month
Type: System.Int32

An integer from 1 through 13 representing the name of the month to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The culture-specific abbreviated name of the month represented by month.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

month is less than 1 or greater than 13.

For the default invariant DateTimeFormatInfo, this method returns a string from the GregorianCalendar :

month

Return Value

1

"Jan"

2

"Feb"

3

"Mar"

4

"Apr"

5

"May"

6

"Jun"

7

"Jul"

8

"Aug"

9

"Sep"

10

"Oct"

11

"Nov"

12

"Dec"

13

""

Calendar objects can accommodate calendars with 13 months. For 12-month calendars, the empty string is always returned as the name of the 13th month.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

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