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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
)

Parameters

dayofweek
Type: System.DayOfWeek

A System.DayOfWeek value.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The culture-specific full name of the day of the week represented by dayofweek.

ExceptionCondition
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 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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