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SerializationInfo.GetDateTime Method (String)


Retrieves a DateTime value from the SerializationInfo store.

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

public DateTime GetDateTime(
	string name


Type: System.String

The name associated with the value to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime

The DateTime value associated with name.

Exception Condition

name is null.


The value associated with name cannot be converted to a DateTime value.


An element with the specified name is not found in the current instance.

If the value is a DateTime, or can be converted to a DateTime, that value is returned; otherwise, a InvalidCastException is thrown. All conversions are done by the IFormatterConverter associated with this SerializationInfo.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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