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HebrewCalendar.AddYears Method

Returns a DateTime that is the specified number of years away from the specified DateTime.

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public override DateTime AddYears(
	DateTime time,
	int years
)

Parameters

time
Type: System.DateTime

The DateTime to which to add years.

years
Type: System.Int32

The number of years to add.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
The DateTime that results from adding the specified number of years to the specified DateTime.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The resulting DateTime is outside the supported range.

This implementation of the HebrewCalendar class recognizes only the Hebrew years 5343 to 5999 (1583 to 2239 in the Gregorian calendar).

The day part of the resulting DateTime is affected if the resulting day is not a valid day in the resulting month of the resulting year. It is changed to the last valid day in the resulting month of the resulting year. For example, Cheshvan can have 29 or 30 days, depending on the placement of Jewish holidays. Suppose that Cheshvan has 30 days in the current year and 29 in the following year. If the specified date is the 30th day of Cheshvan in the current year and the value of years is 1, the resulting date will be the 29th day of Cheshvan in the following year.

The month part of the resulting DateTime is affected if the resulting month is not a valid month in the resulting year. It is changed to the last valid month in the resulting year. For example, if the month in the time parameter is the 13th month of a leap year and the value of years is 1, the month in the resulting DateTime is the 12th month of the following year, which is a non-leap year. Note that even when the month part does not change, it might still refer to a different month. For example, Adar Beit is the 7th month in leap years, but Nissan is the 7th month in common years.

This implementation supports only the current era. Therefore, ArgumentException is thrown if the resulting year is outside the era of the specified DateTime.

The time-of-day part of the resulting DateTime remains the same as the specified DateTime.

If years is negative, the resulting DateTime is earlier than the specified DateTime.

The Kind property of the returned DateTime value always equals DateTimeKind.Unspecified. You can preserve the Kind property of the time parameter by calling the DateTime.SpecifyKind method, as the following example shows.

returnTime = DateTime.SpecifyKind(cal.AddYears(time, years), time.Kind);

The following code example displays the values of several components of a DateTime in terms of the Hebrew calendar.

using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesHebrewCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Sets a DateTime to April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar.
      DateTime myDT = new DateTime( 2002, 4, 3, new GregorianCalendar() );

      // Creates an instance of the HebrewCalendar.
      HebrewCalendar myCal = new HebrewCalendar();

      // Displays the values of the DateTime.
      Console.WriteLine( "April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar equals the following in the Hebrew calendar:" );
      DisplayValues( myCal, myDT );

      // Adds two years and ten months.
      myDT = myCal.AddYears( myDT, 2 );
      myDT = myCal.AddMonths( myDT, 10 );

      // Displays the values of the DateTime.
      Console.WriteLine( "After adding two years and ten months:" );
      DisplayValues( myCal, myDT );

   }

   public static void DisplayValues( Calendar myCal, DateTime myDT )  {
      Console.WriteLine( "   Era:        {0}", myCal.GetEra( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "   Year:       {0}", myCal.GetYear( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "   Month:      {0}", myCal.GetMonth( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "   DayOfYear:  {0}", myCal.GetDayOfYear( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "   DayOfMonth: {0}", myCal.GetDayOfMonth( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "   DayOfWeek:  {0}", myCal.GetDayOfWeek( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine();
   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar equals the following in the Hebrew calendar:
   Era:        1
   Year:       5762
   Month:      7
   DayOfYear:  198
   DayOfMonth: 21
   DayOfWeek:  Wednesday

After adding two years and ten months:
   Era:        1
   Year:       5765
   Month:      5
   DayOfYear:  138
   DayOfMonth: 21
   DayOfWeek:  Monday

*/

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported 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.

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