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DatePicker.DisplayDate Property

Gets or sets the date to display.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation
public DateTime DisplayDate { get; set; }
<DatePicker DisplayDate="dateTimeString"/>

XAML Values

dateTimeString

A date that is in one of the formats that are listed in the DateTime XAML Syntax topic.

Property Value

Type: System.DateTime
The date to display. The default is DateTime.Today.

Identifier field

DisplayDateProperty

Metadata properties set to true

BindsTwoWayByDefault

This property allows the developer to specify a date to display if SelectedDate is null.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The specified date is not in the range defined by DisplayDateStart. and DisplayDateEnd.

This property affects the Calendar of the DatePicker. For more information, see the Calendar.DisplayDate property.

The following example creates a DatePicker that is initialized with its calendar open and displaying July 7, 2009.

<DatePicker IsDropDownOpen="True"
            IsTodayHighlighted="False" 
            DisplayDate="7/7/09"/>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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