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TimeZoneInfo.StandardName Property

Gets the display name for the time zone's standard time.

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

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property StandardName As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The display name of the time zone's standard time.

The display name is localized based on the culture installed with the Windows operating system.

The StandardName property is identical to the StandardName property of the TimeZone class.

The value of the StandardName property is usually, but not always, identical to that of the Id property.

The following example defines a method named DisplayDateWithTimeZoneName that uses the IsDaylightSavingTime(DateTime) method to determine whether to display a time zone's standard time name or daylight saving time name.

Private Sub DisplayDateWithTimeZoneName(date1 As Date, timeZone As TimeZoneInfo)
   Console.WriteLine("The time is {0:t} on {0:d} {1}", _
                     date1, _
                     IIf(timeZone.IsDaylightSavingTime(date1), _
                         timezone.DaylightName, timezone.StandardName))   
End Sub 
' The example displays output similar to the following: 
'    The time is 1:00 AM on 4/2/2006 Pacific Standard Time   

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.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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