Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
Export (0) Print
Expand All

DateTime.Parse Method (String)

Converts the string representation of a date and time to its DateTime equivalent.

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

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Parse ( _
	s As String _
) As DateTime

Parameters

s
Type: System.String

A string that contains a date and time to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
An object that is equivalent to the date and time contained in s.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

s is Nothing.

FormatException

s does not contain a valid string representation of a date and time.

NoteNote

For examples and comprehensive usage information about this and other overloads of the Parse method, see the Parse overload summary.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
Show:
© 2015 Microsoft