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DatePicker.FirstDayOfWeek Property

Gets or sets the day that is considered the beginning of the week.

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 DayOfWeek FirstDayOfWeek { get; set; }
<DatePicker FirstDayOfWeek="DayOfWeek"/>

Property Value

Type: System.DayOfWeek
A DayOfWeek that represents the beginning of the week. The default is the FirstDayOfWeek that is determined by the current culture.

Identifier field

FirstDayOfWeekProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

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

The following example creates a DatePicker that displays Monday as the first day of the week.

DatePicker datePickerFor2009 = new DatePicker();
datePickerFor2009.SelectedDate = new DateTime(2009, 3, 23);
datePickerFor2009.DisplayDateStart = new DateTime(2009, 1, 1);
datePickerFor2009.DisplayDateEnd = new DateTime(2009, 12, 31);
datePickerFor2009.SelectedDateFormat = DatePickerFormat.Long;
datePickerFor2009.FirstDayOfWeek = DayOfWeek.Monday;

// root is a Panel that is defined elsewhere.
root.Children.Add(datePickerFor2009);
<!-- A DatePicker that has March 23, 2009 selected and 
           displays the Long date format. -->
<DatePicker SelectedDateFormat="Long" SelectedDate="3/23/09"
                  DisplayDateStart="1/01/09" DisplayDateEnd="12/31/09" 
                  FirstDayOfWeek="Monday"/>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.3, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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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