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DateTime Constructor (Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, DateTimeKind)

Initializes a new instance of the DateTime structure to the specified year, month, day, hour, minute, second, and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or local time.

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

public DateTime(
	int year,
	int month,
	int day,
	int hour,
	int minute,
	int second,
	DateTimeKind kind
)

Parameters

year
Type: System.Int32
The year (1 through 9999).
month
Type: System.Int32
The month (1 through 12).
day
Type: System.Int32
The day (1 through the number of days in month).
hour
Type: System.Int32
The hours (0 through 23).
minute
Type: System.Int32
The minutes (0 through 59).
second
Type: System.Int32
The seconds (0 through 59).
kind
Type: System.DateTimeKind
One of the enumeration values that indicates whether year, month, day, hour, minute and second specify a local time, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), or neither.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

year is less than 1 or greater than 9999.

-or-

month is less than 1 or greater than 12.

-or-

day is less than 1 or greater than the number of days in month.

-or-

hour is less than 0 or greater than 23.

-or-

minute is less than 0 or greater than 59.

-or-

second is less than 0 or greater than 59.

ArgumentException

kind is not one of the DateTimeKind values.

This constructor interprets year, month, and day as a year, month, and day in the Gregorian calendar. To instantiate a DateTime value by using the year, month, and day in another calendar, call the DateTime(Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Calendar, DateTimeKind) constructor.

For applications in which portability of date and time data or a limited degree of time zone awareness is important, you can use the corresponding DateTimeOffset constructor.

The following example uses the DateTime(Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, DateTimeKind) constructor to instantiate a DateTime value.


DateTime date1 = new DateTime(2010, 8, 18, 16, 32, 0, DateTimeKind.Local);
Console.WriteLine("{0} {1}", date1, date1.Kind);
// The example displays the following output:
//      8/18/2010 4:32:00 PM Local


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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