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

.NET Framework (current version)

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

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
Available since 4.0
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