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DateDiffNanosecond Method (DateTimeOffset, DateTimeOffset)

SqlMethods.DateDiffNanosecond Method (DateTimeOffset, DateTimeOffset)

Counts the number of nanosecond boundaries between two non-nullable dates.

Namespace:  System.Data.Linq.SqlClient
Assembly:  System.Data.Linq (in System.Data.Linq.dll)

public static int DateDiffNanosecond(
	DateTimeOffset startDate,
	DateTimeOffset endDate


Type: System.DateTimeOffset
The start date for the time period.
Type: System.DateTimeOffset
The end date for the time period.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of nanosecond boundaries between the two specified dates.

Corresponds to the SQL Server DATEDIFF function; using nanosecond to specify the type of time boundary crossed. For more about this SQL Server function, see DATEDIFF in the Microsoft SQL Server Books Online.

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