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DateTimeOffset.Offset Property

Gets the time's offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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

public TimeSpan Offset { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.TimeSpan
An object that represents the difference between the current DateTimeOffset object's time value and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

The value of the Hours property of the returned TimeSpan object can range from -14 hours to 14 hours.

The value of the Offset property is precise to the minute.

The following example uses the Offset property to display the local time's difference from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).


DateTimeOffset localTime = DateTimeOffset.Now;
outputBlock.Text += String.Format("The local time zone is {0} hours and {1} minutes {2} than UTC.",
                  Math.Abs(localTime.Offset.Hours),
                  localTime.Offset.Minutes,
                  localTime.Offset.Hours < 0 ? "earlier" : "later") + "\n";


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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