ToDateTime Method (String, String[])
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XmlConvert.ToDateTime Method (String, String[])

 

Converts the String to a DateTime equivalent.

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

public static DateTime ToDateTime(
	string s,
	string[] formats
)

Parameters

s
Type: System.String

The string to convert.

formats
Type: System.String[]

An array containing the format structures to apply to the converted DateTime. Valid formats include "yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:sszzzzzz" and its subsets.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime

A DateTime equivalent of the string.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

s is null.

FormatException

s or an element of formats is String.Empty

-or-

s does not contain a date and time that corresponds to any of the elements of formats.

This method allows multiple formats for the string to be validated against.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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