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PersianCalendar Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the PersianCalendar class.

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

The following code example demonstrates the use of the constructor for the PersianCalendar class.


// This example demonstrates the members of the PersianCalendar class.

using System;
using System.Globalization;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
		// Get today's date.
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n................. Today ...........................\n");
      PersianCalendar jc = new PersianCalendar();
      DateTime thisDate = DateTime.Now;

		// Display the current date using the Gregorian and Persian calendars.
	   Console.WriteLine("Today is:");
      Console.WriteLine("   {0:dddd}, {0} in the Gregorian calendar.", thisDate);
      Console.WriteLine("   {0}, {1}/{2}/{3} {4}:{5}:{6} in the Persian calendar.", 
                        jc.GetDayOfWeek(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetMonth(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetDayOfMonth(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetYear(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetHour(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetMinute(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetSecond(thisDate));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
		// Fields
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n............... Fields .............................\n");
      Console.WriteLine("PersianEra = {0}", PersianCalendar.PersianEra);
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
		// Properties
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n............... Properties .........................\n");
      Console.Write("Eras:");
      foreach (int era in jc.Eras)
      {
         Console.WriteLine(" era = {0}", era);
      }
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\nGregorian Date Range Supported by the Persian Calendar:");
      Console.WriteLine("   From {0:G}", jc.MinSupportedDateTime);
      Console.WriteLine("   To {0:G}", jc.MaxSupportedDateTime);
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      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:
//       ................. Today ...........................
//       
//       Today is:
//          Tuesday, 3/20/2012 7:54:00 AM in the Gregorian calendar.
//          Tuesday, 1/1/1391 7:54:0 in the Persian calendar.
//       
//       ............... Fields .............................
//       
//       PersianEra = 1
//       
//       ............... Properties .........................
//       
//       Eras: era = 1
//       
//       Gregorian Date Range Supported by the Persian Calendar:
//          From 3/21/0622 12:00:00 AM
//          To 12/31/9999 11:59:59 PM
//       
//       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, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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