DateTime.AddYears Method

Returns a new DateTime that adds the specified number of years to the value of this instance.

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

member AddYears : 
        value:int -> DateTime 

Parameters

value
Type: System.Int32
A number of years. The value parameter can be negative or positive.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
An object whose value is the sum of the date and time represented by this instance and the number of years represented by value.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

value or the resulting DateTime is less than MinValue or greater than MaxValue.

This method does not change the value of this DateTime object. Instead, it returns a new DateTime object whose value is the result of this operation.

The AddYears method calculates the resulting year taking into account leap years. The month and time-of-day part of the resulting DateTime object remains the same as this instance.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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