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PersianCalendar.AddYears Method

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

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 positive or negative number of years to add.

Return Value

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

The resulting DateTime is outside the supported range.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

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

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 demonstrates the use of the AddYears method.

using System;
using System.Globalization;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
      PersianCalendar jc = new PersianCalendar();
      DateTime thisDate = DateTime.Now;

		//-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
		// Properties 
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n........... Selected Properties .....................\n");
      Console.Write("Eras:");
      foreach (int era in jc.Eras)
      {
         Console.WriteLine(" era = {0}", era);
      }
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\nTwoDigitYearMax = {0}", jc.TwoDigitYearMax);
		//-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
		// Methods 
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n............ Selected Methods .......................\n");

		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetDayOfYear: day = {0}", jc.GetDayOfYear(thisDate));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetDaysInMonth: days = {0}", 
                        jc.GetDaysInMonth( thisDate.Year, thisDate.Month, 
                        PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetDaysInYear: days = {0}", 
                        jc.GetDaysInYear(thisDate.Year, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetLeapMonth: leap month (if any) = {0}", 
                        jc.GetLeapMonth(thisDate.Year, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//-------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetMonthsInYear: months in a year = {0}", 
                        jc.GetMonthsInYear(thisDate.Year, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("IsLeapDay: This is a leap day = {0}", 
                        jc.IsLeapDay(thisDate.Year, thisDate.Month, thisDate.Day, 
                        PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("IsLeapMonth: This is a leap month = {0}", 
                        jc.IsLeapMonth(thisDate.Year, thisDate.Month, 
                        PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("IsLeapYear: 1370 is a leap year = {0}", 
                        jc.IsLeapYear(1370, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 

		// Get the 4-digit year for a year whose last two digits are 99. The 4-digit year  
		// depends on the current value of the TwoDigitYearMax property.

      Console.WriteLine("ToFourDigitYear:");
      Console.WriteLine("  If TwoDigitYearMax = {0}, ToFourDigitYear(99) = {1}", 
                         jc.TwoDigitYearMax, jc.ToFourDigitYear(99));
      jc.TwoDigitYearMax = thisDate.Year;
      Console.WriteLine("  If TwoDigitYearMax = {0}, ToFourDigitYear(99) = {1}", 
                        jc.TwoDigitYearMax, jc.ToFourDigitYear(99));
    }
}
// The example displays the following output: 
//       ........... Selected Properties ..................... 
//        
//       Eras: era = 1 
//        
//       TwoDigitYearMax = 99 
//        
//       ............ Selected Methods ....................... 
//        
//       GetDayOfYear: day = 1 
//       GetDaysInMonth: days = 31 
//       GetDaysInYear: days = 365 
//       GetLeapMonth: leap month (if any) = 0 
//       GetMonthsInYear: months in a year = 12 
//       IsLeapDay: This is a leap day = False 
//       IsLeapMonth: This is a leap month = False 
//       IsLeapYear: 1370 is a leap year = True 
//       ToFourDigitYear: 
//         If TwoDigitYearMax = 99, ToFourDigitYear(99) = 99 
//         If TwoDigitYearMax = 2012, ToFourDigitYear(99) = 1999

.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

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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