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DateTimeFormatInfo.GetDayName Method

Returns the culture-specific full name of the specified day of the week based on the culture associated with the current DateTimeFormatInfo object.

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

public string GetDayName (
	DayOfWeek dayofweek
)
public String GetDayName (
	DayOfWeek dayofweek
)
public function GetDayName (
	dayofweek : DayOfWeek
) : String

Parameters

dayofweek

A System.DayOfWeek value.

Return Value

The culture-specific full name of the day of the week represented by dayofweek.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

dayofweek is not a valid System.DayOfWeek value.

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

dayofweek

Return Value

Sunday

"Sunday"

Monday

"Monday"

Tuesday

"Tuesday"

Wednesday

"Wednesday"

Thursday

"Thursday"

Friday

"Friday"

Saturday

"Saturday"

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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