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Calendar.DayStyle Property

Gets the style properties for the days in the displayed month.

[Visual Basic]
Public ReadOnly Property DayStyle As TableItemStyle
[C#]
public TableItemStyle DayStyle {get;}
[C++]
public: __property TableItemStyle* get_DayStyle();
[JScript]
public function get DayStyle() : TableItemStyle;

Property Value

A TableItemStyle that contains the style properties for the days in the displayed month. The default value is an empty TableItemStyle object.

Remarks

Use this property to specify the style for the days in the displayed month.

Note   If you do not specify a different style for the selected date, weekend dates, dates not in the currently displayed month, and today's date, these dates will also be displayed using the style specified by the DayStyle property. Use the SelectedDayStyle, WeekendDayStyle, OtherMonthDayStyle, and TodayDayStyle properties to specify an alternative style for these dates.

For additional information on the different style properties that can be controlled, see TableItemStyle.

Example

[Visual Basic, C#, JScript] The following example demonstrates how to use the DayStyle property to specify that the days in the currently displayed month are shown in gray.

[C#] 
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<html>
<head>

</head>
<body>

   <form runat="server">

      <h3>Calendar Example</h3>

      <asp:Calendar id="calendar1" runat="server">

         <DayStyle BackColor="gray">
         </DayStyle>

      </asp:Calendar>
            
   </form>
        

</body>
</html>


[JScript] 
<%@ Page Language="JScript" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<html>
<head>

</head>
<body>

   <form runat="server">

      <h3>Calendar Example</h3>

      <asp:Calendar id="calendar1" runat="server">

         <DayStyle BackColor="gray">
         </DayStyle>

      </asp:Calendar>
            
   </form>
        

</body>
</html>


[Visual Basic] 
<%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<html>
   <script runat="server" >
  
      Sub Selection_Change(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)

         ' Set the background color for days in the Calendar control.
         Calendar1.DayStyle.BackColor = _
            System.Drawing.Color.FromName(ColorList.SelectedItem.Value)

      End Sub
  
   </script>
  
<body>

   <form runat="server">
  
      <h3> Calendar DayStyle Example </h3>

      Select a background color for days in the calendar.

      <br><br> 
  
      <asp:Calendar id="Calendar1"
           ShowGridLines="True" 
           ShowTitle="True"
           runat="server"/>

      <br><br>

      <table cellpadding="5">

         <tr>

            <td>

               Background color:

            </td>

         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               <asp:DropDownList id="ColorList"
                    AutoPostBack="True"
                    OnSelectedIndexChanged="Selection_Change"
                    runat="server">

                  <asp:ListItem Selected="True" Value="White"> White </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="Silver"> Silver </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="DarkGray"> Dark Gray </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="Khaki"> Khaki </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="DarkKhaki"> Dark Khaki </asp:ListItem>

               </asp:DropDownList>

            </td>

         </tr>
  
   </form>

</body>
</html>
 

[C#] 
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>

<html>
   <script runat="server" >
  
      void Selection_Change(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      {

         // Set the background color for days in the Calendar control.
         Calendar1.DayStyle.BackColor = 
            System.Drawing.Color.FromName(ColorList.SelectedItem.Value);

      }
  
   </script>
  
<body>

   <form runat="server">
  
      <h3> Calendar DayStyle Example </h3>

      Select a background color for days in the calendar.

      <br><br> 
  
      <asp:Calendar id="Calendar1"
           ShowGridLines="True" 
           ShowTitle="True"
           runat="server"/>

      <br><br>

      <table cellpadding="5">

         <tr>

            <td>

               Background color:

            </td>

         </tr>

         <tr>

            <td>

               <asp:DropDownList id="ColorList"
                    AutoPostBack="True"
                    OnSelectedIndexChanged="Selection_Change"
                    runat="server">

                  <asp:ListItem Selected="True" Value="White"> White </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="Silver"> Silver </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="DarkGray"> Dark Gray </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="Khaki"> Khaki </asp:ListItem>
                  <asp:ListItem Value="DarkKhaki"> Dark Khaki </asp:ListItem>

               </asp:DropDownList>

            </td>

         </tr>
  
   </form>

</body>
</html>
 

[C++] No example is available for C++. To view a Visual Basic, C#, or JScript example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

Calendar Class | Calendar Members | System.Web.UI.WebControls Namespace | TableItemStyle | WeekendDayStyle | OtherMonthDayStyle | TodayDayStyle

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