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PersianCalendar.GetEra Method

Returns the era in the specified DateTime object.

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public override int GetEra(
	DateTime time
)

Parameters

time
Type: System.DateTime

The DateTime to read.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
Always returns PersianEra.
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The time parameter represents a date less than MinSupportedDateTime or greater than MaxSupportedDateTime.

The following code example demonstrates the use of the GetEra 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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