HebrewCalendar.IsLeapDay Method (Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32)

Determines whether the specified date in the specified era is a leap day.

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

public override bool IsLeapDay(
	int year,
	int month,
	int day,
	int era
)

Parameters

year
Type: System.Int32

An integer that represents the year.

month
Type: System.Int32

An integer from 1 to 13 that represents the month.

day
Type: System.Int32

An integer from 1 to 30 that represents the day.

era
Type: System.Int32

An integer that represents the era. Specify either HebrewEra or HebrewCalendar.Eras[Calendar.CurrentEra]..

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the specified day is a leap day; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

year, month, day, or era is outside the range supported by this calendar.

This implementation of the HebrewCalendar class recognizes only the Hebrew years 5343 to 5999 (1583 to 2239 in the Gregorian calendar).

In every 19-year cycle that ends with a year that is evenly divisible by 19, the 3rd, 6th, 8th, 11th, 14th, 17th, and 19th years are leap years. A common year can have from 353 to 355 days, depending on the placement of Jewish holidays. A leap year can have from 383 to 385 days.

A leap day is a day that occurs only in a leap year. In the Hebrew calendar, the last day of Adar Alef and all the days in Adar Beit are considered leap days.

The following code example calls IsLeapDay for the last day of the second month (February) for five years in each of the eras.

using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesHebrewCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Creates and initializes a HebrewCalendar.
      HebrewCalendar myCal = new HebrewCalendar();

      // Creates a holder for the last day of the second month (February). 
      int iLastDay;

      // Displays the header.
      Console.Write( "YEAR\t" );
      for ( int y = 5761; y <= 5765; y++ )
         Console.Write( "\t{0}", y );
      Console.WriteLine();

      // Checks five years in the current era.
      Console.Write( "CurrentEra:" );
      for ( int y = 5761; y <= 5765; y++ )  {
         iLastDay = myCal.GetDaysInMonth( y, 2, HebrewCalendar.CurrentEra );
         Console.Write( "\t{0}", myCal.IsLeapDay( y, 2, iLastDay, HebrewCalendar.CurrentEra ) );
      }
      Console.WriteLine();

      // Checks five years in each of the eras. 
      for ( int i = 0; i < myCal.Eras.Length; i++ )  {
         Console.Write( "Era {0}:\t", myCal.Eras[i] );
         for ( int y = 5761; y <= 5765; y++ )  {
            iLastDay = myCal.GetDaysInMonth( y, 2, myCal.Eras[i] );
            Console.Write( "\t{0}", myCal.IsLeapDay( y, 2, iLastDay, myCal.Eras[i] ) );
         }
         Console.WriteLine();
      }

   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

YEAR            5761    5762    5763    5764    5765
CurrentEra:     False   False   False   False   False
Era 1:          False   False   False   False   False

*/

.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

.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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