DateTimeFormatInfo.GetFormat Method

Returns an object of the specified type that provides a date and time formatting service.

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

public Object GetFormat(
	Type formatType
)

Parameters

formatType
Type: System.Type

The type of the required formatting service.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The current object, if formatType is the same as the type of the current DateTimeFormatInfo; otherwise, null.

Implements

IFormatProvider.GetFormat(Type)

The Format(String, IFormatProvider) method supported by the base data types invoke this method when the current DateTimeFormatInfo object is passed as the IFormatProvider parameter. This method implements IFormatProvider.GetFormat.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 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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