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Calendar.ToDateTime Method (Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32)

When overridden in a derived class, returns a DateTime that is set to the specified date and time in the specified era.

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

public abstract DateTime ToDateTime(
	int year,
	int month,
	int day,
	int hour,
	int minute,
	int second,
	int millisecond,
	int era
)

Parameters

year
Type: System.Int32
An integer that represents the year.
month
Type: System.Int32
A positive integer that represents the month.
day
Type: System.Int32
A positive integer that represents the day.
hour
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 0 to 23 that represents the hour.
minute
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 0 to 59 that represents the minute.
second
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 0 to 59 that represents the second.
millisecond
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 0 to 999 that represents the millisecond.
era
Type: System.Int32
An integer that represents the era.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
The DateTime that is set to the specified date and time in the current era.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

year is outside the range supported by the calendar.

-or-

month is outside the range supported by the calendar.

-or-

day is outside the range supported by the calendar.

-or-

hour is less than zero or greater than 23.

-or-

minute is less than zero or greater than 59.

-or-

second is less than zero or greater than 59.

-or-

millisecond is less than zero or greater than 999.

-or-

era is outside the range supported by the calendar.

The ToDateTime method is useful because it can convert any date in the current calendar to a Gregorian calendar date. The Gregorian date can subsequently be used, for example, to compare dates in different calendars or create an equivalent date in a particular calendar.

Notes to Inheritors

The derived class must support CurrentEra when it is passed as the era parameter. One way to support CurrentEra is by replacing it with the value stored in the first element of the Eras property array, which is the value for the current era of the calendar.

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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