DateTimeFormatInfo.MonthDayPattern Property

May 11, 2014

Gets or sets the custom format string for a month and day value, which is associated with the "m" and "M" standard date and time format strings.

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

public string MonthDayPattern { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The custom format string for a month and day value, which is associated with the "m" and "M" standard format strings.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

An attempt was made to set the property to null.

InvalidOperationException

The DateTimeFormatInfo object is read-only.

This property is affected if the value of the Calendar property changes.

The following example displays the value of MonthDayPattern for a few cultures.


using System;
using System.Globalization;

public class Example
{
   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {
      // Displays the values of the pattern properties.
      outputBlock.Text += " CULTURE    PROPERTY VALUE" + "\n";
      PrintPattern(outputBlock, "en-US");
      PrintPattern(outputBlock, "ar-EG");
      PrintPattern(outputBlock, "fr-FR");
   }

   public static void PrintPattern(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock, String myCulture)
   {
      DateTimeFormatInfo myDTFI = new CultureInfo(myCulture).DateTimeFormat;
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("  {0}     {1}", myCulture, myDTFI.MonthDayPattern) + "\n";
   }
}
/*
The example displays the following output:
    CULTURE    PROPERTY VALUE
     en-US     MMMM dd
     ar-EG     dd MMMM
     fr-FR     d MMMM
*/


Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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