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DateTimeFormatInfo.GetMonthName Method

Returns the culture-specific full 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 GetMonthName(
	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 full name of the month represented by month.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

month is less than 1 or greater than 13.

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

month

Return Value

1

"January"

2

"February"

3

"March"

4

"April"

5

"May"

6

"June"

7

"July"

8

"August"

9

"September"

10

"October"

11

"November"

12

"December"

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 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

.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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