DateAndTime Class

 

The DateAndTime module contains the procedures and properties used in date and time operations.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

System.Object
  Microsoft.VisualBasic.DateAndTime

[StandardModuleAttribute]
public sealed class DateAndTime

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertySystem_CAPS_staticDateString

Returns or sets a String value representing the current date according to your system.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySystem_CAPS_staticNow

Returns a Date value containing the current date and time according to your system.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySystem_CAPS_staticTimeOfDay

Returns or sets a Date value containing the current time of day according to your system.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySystem_CAPS_staticTimer

Returns a Double value representing the number of seconds elapsed since midnight.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySystem_CAPS_staticTimeString

Returns or sets a String value representing the current time of day according to your system.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySystem_CAPS_staticToday

Returns or sets a Date value containing the current date according to your system.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDateAdd(DateInterval, Double, DateTime)

Returns a Date value containing a date and time value to which a specified time interval has been added.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDateAdd(String, Double, Object)

Returns a Date value containing a date and time value to which a specified time interval has been added.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDateDiff(DateInterval, DateTime, DateTime, FirstDayOfWeek, FirstWeekOfYear)

Returns a Long value specifying the number of time intervals between two Date values.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDateDiff(String, Object, Object, FirstDayOfWeek, FirstWeekOfYear)

Returns a Long value specifying the number of time intervals between two Date values.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDatePart(DateInterval, DateTime, FirstDayOfWeek, FirstWeekOfYear)

Returns an Integer value containing the specified component of a given Date value.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDatePart(String, Object, FirstDayOfWeek, FirstWeekOfYear)

Returns an Integer value containing the specified component of a given Date value.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDateSerial(Int32, Int32, Int32)

Returns a Date value representing a specified year, month, and day, with the time information set to midnight (00:00:00).

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDateValue(String)

Returns a Date value containing the date information represented by a string, with the time information set to midnight (00:00:00).

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticDay(DateTime)

Returns an Integer value from 1 through 31 representing the day of the month.

System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticHour(DateTime)

Returns an Integer value from 0 through 23 representing the hour of the day.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticMinute(DateTime)

Returns an Integer value from 0 through 59 representing the minute of the hour.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticMonth(DateTime)

Returns an Integer value from 1 through 12 representing the month of the year.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticMonthName(Int32, Boolean)

Returns a String value containing the name of the specified month.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticSecond(DateTime)

Returns an Integer value from 0 through 59 representing the second of the minute.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticTimeSerial(Int32, Int32, Int32)

Returns a Date value representing a specified hour, minute, and second, with the date information set relative to January 1 of the year 1.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticTimeValue(String)

Returns a Date value containing the time information represented by a string, with the date information set to January 1 of the year 1.

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticWeekday(DateTime, FirstDayOfWeek)

Returns an Integer value containing a number representing the day of the week.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticWeekdayName(Int32, Boolean, FirstDayOfWeek)

Returns a String value containing the name of the specified weekday.

System_CAPS_pubmethodSystem_CAPS_staticYear(DateTime)

Returns an Integer value from 1 through 9999 representing the year.

This module supports the Visual Basic language keywords and run-time library members that get the current date or time, perform date calculations, return a date or time, set the date or time, or time the duration of a process.

This example uses the Today property to return the current system date.

Dim thisDate As Date
thisDate = Today 

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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