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GregorianCalendar.MaxSupportedDateTime Property

Gets the latest date and time supported by the GregorianCalendar type.

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
[ComVisibleAttribute(false)]
public override DateTime MaxSupportedDateTime { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.DateTime
The latest date and time supported by the GregorianCalendar type, which is the last moment of December 31, 9999 C.E. and is equivalent to MaxValue.

The following code example gets the minimum value and the maximum value of the calendar.

using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Create an instance of the calendar.
      GregorianCalendar myCal = new GregorianCalendar();
      Console.WriteLine( myCal.ToString() );

      // Display the MinSupportedDateTime.
      DateTime myMin = myCal.MinSupportedDateTime;
      Console.WriteLine( "MinSupportedDateTime: {0:D2}/{1:D2}/{2:D4}", myCal.GetMonth(myMin), myCal.GetDayOfMonth(myMin), myCal.GetYear(myMin) );

      // Display the MaxSupportedDateTime.
      DateTime myMax = myCal.MaxSupportedDateTime;
      Console.WriteLine( "MaxSupportedDateTime: {0:D2}/{1:D2}/{2:D4}", myCal.GetMonth(myMax), myCal.GetDayOfMonth(myMax), myCal.GetYear(myMax) );

   }

}


/*
This code produces the following output.

System.Globalization.GregorianCalendar
MinSupportedDateTime: 01/01/0001
MaxSupportedDateTime: 12/31/9999

*/

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.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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