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EntityFunctions.DiffMinutes Method (Nullable<TimeSpan>, Nullable<TimeSpan>)

Invokes the canonical DiffMinutes function. For information about the canonical DiffMinutes function, see Date and Time Canonical Functions (Entity SQL).

Namespace:  System.Data.Objects
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

[EdmFunctionAttribute("Edm", "DiffMinutes")]
public static Nullable<int> DiffMinutes(
	Nullable<TimeSpan> timeValue1,
	Nullable<TimeSpan> timeValue2


Type: System.Nullable<TimeSpan>
A valid time span.
Type: System.Nullable<TimeSpan>
A valid time span.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable<Int32>
The number of minutes between timeValue1 and timeValue2.

You cannot call this function directly. This function can only appear within a LINQ to Entities query.

This function is translated to a corresponding function in the database.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.