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CalendarDay.Date Property

Gets the date represented by an instance of this class. This property is read-only.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public DateTime Date { get; }
/** @property */
public DateTime get_Date ()

public function get Date () : DateTime

Property Value

A System.DateTime object that contains the date represented by an instance of this class. This allows you to programmatically control the appearance or behavior of the day, based on this value.

Use the Date property to programmatically determine the date represented by an instance of this class.

The following example demonstrates how to use the Date property to compare the date being rendered in the DayRender event with today's date. If the date is today's date, it is displayed in a yellow cell with red text on the Calendar control.

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

<html>
<head>

   <script language="C#" runat="server">

      void DayRender(Object source, DayRenderEventArgs e) 
      {
      
         if (e.Day.Date == calendar1.TodaysDate)
         {
            e.Cell.BackColor=System.Drawing.Color.Yellow;
            e.Cell.ForeColor=System.Drawing.Color.Red;
         }  
      
      }

   </script>
 
</head>
 
<body>
 
   <form runat="server">
 
      <asp:Calendar id="calendar1" runat="server"
           WeekendDayStyle-BackColor="gray"
           OnDayRender="DayRender"/>
                   
   </form>
         
</body>
</html>
   

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<html>
<head>

   <script runat="server">
   
      void DayRender(Object sender, DayRenderEventArgs e) 
      {

         // Change the background color of the days in the month
         // to yellow.
         if (!e.Day.IsOtherMonth && !e.Day.IsWeekend)
         {
            e.Cell.BackColor=System.Drawing.Color.Yellow;
         }

         // Add custom text to cell in the Calendar control.
         if (e.Day.Date.Day == 18)
         {
            e.Cell.Controls.Add(new LiteralControl("<br>Holiday"));
         }

      }

      void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
      {

         // Manually register the event-handling method for the DayRender  
         // event of the Calendar control.
         Calendar1.DayRender += new DayRenderEventHandler(this.DayRender);

      }

   </script>
 
</head>
 
<body>
 
   <form runat="server">

      <h3>Calendar DayRender Example</h3>
 
      <asp:Calendar id="Calendar1" 
                    runat="server">

         <WeekendDayStyle BackColor="gray">
         </WeekendDayStyle>

      </asp:Calendar>
                   
   </form>
          
</body>
</html>
   

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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