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JapaneseCalendar.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.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

time is outside the supported range of the JapaneseCalendar type.

-or-

years is less than -10,000 or greater than 10,000.

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. The month part of the resulting DateTime remains the same as the specified DateTime. The era part of the resulting DateTime is affected 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.

For example, Nigatsu (February) has 28 days except during leap years when it has 29 days. If the specified date is the 29th day of Nigatsu (February) in a leap year and the value of years is 1, the resulting date will be the 28th day of Nigatsu (February) in the following year.

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 Japanese calendar.


using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class Example
{

   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {

      // 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 JapaneseCalendar.
      JapaneseCalendar myCal = new JapaneseCalendar();

      // Displays the values of the DateTime.
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar equals the following in the Japanese calendar:") + "\n";
      DisplayValues(outputBlock, myCal, myDT);

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

      // Displays the values of the DateTime.
      outputBlock.Text += "After adding two years and ten months:" + "\n";
      DisplayValues(outputBlock, myCal, myDT);

   }

   public static void DisplayValues(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock, Calendar myCal, DateTime myDT)
   {
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Era:        {0}", myCal.GetEra(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Year:       {0}", myCal.GetYear(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Month:      {0}", myCal.GetMonth(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DayOfYear:  {0}", myCal.GetDayOfYear(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DayOfMonth: {0}", myCal.GetDayOfMonth(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DayOfWeek:  {0}", myCal.GetDayOfWeek(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += "\n";
   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar equals the following in the Japanese calendar:
   Era:        4
   Year:       14
   Month:      4
   DayOfYear:  93
   DayOfMonth: 3
   DayOfWeek:  Wednesday

After adding two years and ten months:
   Era:        4
   Year:       17
   Month:      2
   DayOfYear:  34
   DayOfMonth: 3
   DayOfWeek:  Thursday

*/


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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