XmlConvert.ToDateTimeOffset Method (String)

Converts the supplied String to a DateTimeOffset equivalent.

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

public static DateTimeOffset ToDateTimeOffset(
	string s
)

Parameters

s
Type: System.String
The string to convert.
Note   The string must conform to a subset of the W3C Recommendation for the XML dateTime type. For more information see XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTimeOffset
The DateTimeOffset equivalent of the supplied string.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

s is null.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The argument passed to this method is outside the range of allowable values. For information about allowable values, see DateTimeOffset.

FormatException

The argument passed to this method does not conform to a subset of the W3C Recommendations for the XML dateTime type. For more information see XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes.

When more than seven digits are specified for fractional seconds, the value is rounded. For example, 00000004 becomes 0000000 and 00000005 becomes 0000001.



String xmlString =
    @"<?xml version='1.0'?>
<transactions>
   <transaction>
      <id>123456789</id>
      <amount>1.00</amount>
      <currency>USD</currency>
      <time>2007-08-03T22:05:13-07:00</time>
   </transaction>
</transactions>";

// Create an XmlReader
using (XmlReader reader = XmlReader.Create(new StringReader(xmlString)))
{
    reader.ReadToFollowing("time");
    string time = reader.ReadElementContentAsString();

    // Read the element contents as a string and covert to DateTimeOffset type
    // The format of time must be a subset of the W3C Recommendation for the XML dateTime type
    DateTimeOffset transaction_time = XmlConvert.ToDateTimeOffset(time);
    OutputTextBlock.Text = transaction_time.ToString();
}


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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