Gets or sets the custom format string for a short date value.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
The property defines the culture-specific format of date strings that are returned by calls to the DateTime::ToString and DateTimeOffset::ToString methods and by composite format strings that are supplied the "d" standard format string.
This property is affected if the value of the Calendar property changes.
The following example displays the value of the property and the value of a date formatted using the property for a few cultures.
The following example modifies the property of a DateTimeFormatInfo object that represents the formatting conventions of the English (United States) culture. It also displays a date value twice, first to reflect the original property and then to reflect the new property value.
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store appsSupported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone appsSupported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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.