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DateTimeFormatInfo.SortableDateTimePattern Property

Gets the format pattern for a sortable date and time value, which is associated with the 's' format character.

[Visual Basic]
Public ReadOnly Property SortableDateTimePattern As String
[C#]
public string SortableDateTimePattern {get;}
[C++]
public: __property String* get_SortableDateTimePattern();
[JScript]
public function get SortableDateTimePattern() : String;

Property Value

The format pattern for a sortable date and time value, which is associated with the 's' format character.

Example

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following code example displays the value of SortableDateTimePattern for a few cultures.

[Visual Basic] 
Imports System
Imports System.Globalization

Public Class SamplesDTFI

   Public Shared Sub Main()

      ' Displays the values of the pattern properties.
      Console.WriteLine(" CULTURE    PROPERTY VALUE")
      PrintPattern("en-US")
      PrintPattern("ja-JP")
      PrintPattern("fr-FR")

   End Sub 'Main

   Public Shared Sub PrintPattern(myCulture As [String])

      Dim myDTFI As DateTimeFormatInfo = New CultureInfo(myCulture, False).DateTimeFormat
      Console.WriteLine("  {0}     {1}", myCulture, myDTFI.SortableDateTimePattern)

   End Sub 'PrintPattern 

End Class 'SamplesDTFI

'This code produces the following output.
'
' CULTURE    PROPERTY VALUE
'  en-US     yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss
'  ja-JP     yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss
'  fr-FR     yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss
'

[C#] 
using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesDTFI  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Displays the values of the pattern properties.
      Console.WriteLine( " CULTURE    PROPERTY VALUE" );
      PrintPattern( "en-US" );
      PrintPattern( "ja-JP" );
      PrintPattern( "fr-FR" );

   }

   public static void PrintPattern( String myCulture )  {

      DateTimeFormatInfo myDTFI = new CultureInfo( myCulture, false ).DateTimeFormat;
      Console.WriteLine( "  {0}     {1}", myCulture, myDTFI.SortableDateTimePattern );

   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

 CULTURE    PROPERTY VALUE
  en-US     yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss
  ja-JP     yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss
  fr-FR     yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss

*/

[C++] 
#using <mscorlib.dll>
using namespace System;
using namespace System::Globalization;

void PrintPattern(String * myCulture)
{
   CultureInfo * MyCI = new CultureInfo(myCulture, false);
   DateTimeFormatInfo* myDTFI = MyCI -> DateTimeFormat;
   Console::WriteLine(S" {0} {1}", myCulture, myDTFI -> SortableDateTimePattern);
}

int main()
{
   // Displays the values of the pattern properties.
   Console::WriteLine(S" CULTURE    PROPERTY VALUE");
   PrintPattern(S"en-US");
   PrintPattern(S"ja-JP");
   PrintPattern(S"fr-FR");
}

/*
This code produces the following output.

CULTURE    PROPERTY VALUE
en-US     yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss
ja-JP     yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss
fr-FR     yyyy'-'MM'-'dd'T'HH':'mm':'ss

*/

[JScript] No example is available for JScript. To view a Visual Basic, C#, or C++ example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

DateTimeFormatInfo Class | DateTimeFormatInfo Members | System.Globalization Namespace | UniversalSortableDateTimePattern

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