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DateTimeOffset Constructor (Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, TimeSpan)

Initializes a new instance of the DateTimeOffset structure using the specified year, month, day, hour, minute, second, millisecond, and offset.

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

public DateTimeOffset(
	int year,
	int month,
	int day,
	int hour,
	int minute,
	int second,
	int millisecond,
	TimeSpan offset


Type: System.Int32
The year (1 through 9999).
Type: System.Int32
The month (1 through 12).
Type: System.Int32
The day (1 through the number of days in month).
Type: System.Int32
The hours (0 through 23).
Type: System.Int32
The minutes (0 through 59).
Type: System.Int32
The seconds (0 through 59).
Type: System.Int32
The milliseconds (0 through 999).
Type: System.TimeSpan
The time's offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).


offset does not represent whole minutes.


year is less than one or greater than 9999.


month is less than one or greater than 12.


day is less than one or greater than the number of days in month.


hour is less than zero or greater than 23.


minute is less than 0 or greater than 59.


second is less than 0 or greater than 59.


millisecond is less than 0 or greater than 999.


offset is less than -14 or greater than 14.


The UtcDateTime property is earlier than MinValue or later than MaxValue.

This constructor interprets year, month, and day as a year, month, and day in the Gregorian calendar. To instantiate a DateTimeOffset value by using the year, month, and day in another calendar, call the DateTimeOffset(Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Calendar, TimeSpan) constructor.

The following example instantiates a DateTimeOffset object by using the DateTimeOffset.DateTimeOffset(Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, TimeSpan) constructor overload.

string fmt = "dd MMM yyyy HH:mm:ss";
DateTime thisDate = new DateTime(2007, 06, 12, 19, 00, 14, 16);
DateTimeOffset offsetDate = new DateTimeOffset(thisDate.Year, 
                                               new TimeSpan(2, 0, 0));  
Console.WriteLine("Current time: {0}:{1}", offsetDate.ToString(fmt), offsetDate.Millisecond);
// The code produces the following output:
//    Current time: 12 Jun 2007 19:00:14:16      

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP1, 2.0 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.