DateTime.Parse Method (String, IFormatProvider, DateTimeStyles)
Converts the string representation of a date and time to its DateTime equivalent by using culture-specific format information and formatting style.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public static DateTime Parse( string s, IFormatProvider provider, DateTimeStyles styles )
- Type: System.String
A string that contains a date and time to convert.
- Type: System.IFormatProvider
An object that supplies culture-specific formatting information about s.
- Type: System.Globalization.DateTimeStyles
A bitwise combination of the enumeration values that indicates the style elements that can be present in s for the parse operation to succeed, and that defines how to interpret the parsed date in relation to the current time zone or the current date. A typical value to specify is DateTimeStyles.None.
Return ValueType: System.DateTime
An object that is equivalent to the date and time contained in s, as specified by provider and styles.
For examples and comprehensive usage information about this and other overloads of the Parse method, see the Parse overload summary.
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
XNA FrameworkSupported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1
Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8