Information
The topic you requested is included in another documentation set. For convenience, it's displayed below. Choose Switch to see the topic in its original location.
This topic has not yet been rated - Rate this topic

Calendar.SelectedDate Property

Gets or sets the currently selected date.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows.Controls (in System.Windows.Controls.dll)
[TypeConverterAttribute(typeof(DateTimeTypeConverter))]
public Nullable<DateTime> SelectedDate { get; set; }
<sdk:Calendar SelectedDate="dateTimeString"/>

XAML Values

dateTimeString

A date specified in the format yyyy/mm/dd. The mm and dd components must always consist of two characters, with a leading zero if necessary. For instance, the month of May should be specified as 05.

Property Value

Type: System.Nullable<DateTime>
The date currently selected. The default is null.
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The given date is outside the range specified by DisplayDateStart and DisplayDateEnd

-or-

The given date is in the BlackoutDates collection.

InvalidOperationException

If set to anything other than null when SelectionMode is set to None.

Dependency property identifier field: SelectedDateProperty

Use this property when SelectionMode is set to SingleDate. In other modes, this property will always be the first date in SelectedDates.

The following code sets up a Calendar with a particular range of displayable dates, and sets the currently selected and displayed date. This example is part of a larger example available in the Calendar overview.


//Sets a Calendar to display a range of dates from 1/10/2009 to 
//4/18/2009.  2/15/2009 is selected, but 3/2009 is initially 
//displayed.
cal.SelectedDate = new DateTime(2009, 2, 15);
cal.DisplayDate = new DateTime(2009, 3, 15); //if DisplayDate is not set, the Calendar displays
//the SelectedDate.
cal.DisplayDateStart = new DateTime(2009, 1, 10);
cal.DisplayDateEnd = new DateTime(2009, 4, 18);


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

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

Did you find this helpful?
(1500 characters remaining)
Thank you for your feedback

Community Additions

Show:
© 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.