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DateTimeFormatInfo::GetDayName Method

Returns the culture-specific full name of the specified day of the week based on the culture associated with the current DateTimeFormatInfo object.

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public:
String^ GetDayName(
	DayOfWeek dayofweek
)

Parameters

dayofweek
Type: System::DayOfWeek

A System::DayOfWeek value.

Return Value

Type: System::String
The culture-specific full name of the day of the week represented by dayofweek.
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

dayofweek is not a valid System::DayOfWeek value.

For the default invariant DateTimeFormatInfo object, this method returns a string from the GregorianCalendar object.

dayofweek

Return Value

Sunday

"Sunday"

Monday

"Monday"

Tuesday

"Tuesday"

Wednesday

"Wednesday"

Thursday

"Thursday"

Friday

"Friday"

Saturday

"Saturday"

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 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

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

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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