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HebrewCalendar.GetDaysInMonth Method (Int32, Int32, Int32)

Updated: October 2010

Returns the number of days in the specified month in the specified year in the specified era.

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

public override int GetDaysInMonth(
	int year,
	int month,
	int era
)

Parameters

year
Type: System.Int32
An integer that represents the year.
month
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 1 to 13 that represents the month.
era
Type: System.Int32
An integer that represents the era. Specify Calendar.Eras[Calendar.CurrentEra].

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of days in the specified month in the specified year in the specified era.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

year, month, or era is outside the range supported by the current HebrewCalendar object.

For example, this method returns 29 or 30 for Cheshvan, depending on the placement of Jewish holidays.

This implementation of the HebrewCalendar class recognizes only the Hebrew years 5343 to 5999 (1583 to 2239 in the Gregorian calendar).

The following code example calls GetDaysInMonth for the second month in each of five years in each era.


using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class Example
{

   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {

      // Creates and initializes a HebrewCalendar.
      HebrewCalendar myCal = new HebrewCalendar();

      // Displays the header.
      outputBlock.Text += "YEAR\t";
      for (int y = 5761; y <= 5765; y++)
         outputBlock.Text += String.Format("\t{0}", y);
      outputBlock.Text += "\n";

      // Displays the value of the CurrentEra property.
      outputBlock.Text += "CurrentEra:";
      for (int y = 5761; y <= 5765; y++)
         outputBlock.Text += String.Format("\t{0}", myCal.GetDaysInMonth(y, 2, HebrewCalendar.CurrentEra));
      outputBlock.Text += "\n";

      // Displays the values in the Eras property.
      for (int i = 0; i < myCal.Eras.Length; i++)
      {
         outputBlock.Text += String.Format("Era {0}:\t", myCal.Eras[i]);
         for (int y = 5761; y <= 5765; y++)
            outputBlock.Text += String.Format("\t{0}", myCal.GetDaysInMonth(y, 2, myCal.Eras[i]));
         outputBlock.Text += "\n";
      }

   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

YEAR            5761    5762    5763    5764    5765
CurrentEra:     29      29      30      30      29
Era 1:          29      29      30      30      29

*/


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

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Date

History

Reason

October 2010

Corrected information about the Calendar.CurrentEra field.

Content bug fix.

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