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Parse Method (String, IFormatProvider)

DateTime.Parse Method (String, IFormatProvider)

Converts the string representation of a date and time to its DateTime equivalent by using culture-specific format information.

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

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

Parameters

s
Type: System.String

A string that contains a date and time to convert.

provider
Type: System.IFormatProvider

An object that supplies culture-specific format information about s.

Return Value

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

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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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