DateTime.Parse Method (String, IFormatProvider)

 

Converts the string representation of a date and time to its DateTime equivalent by using culture-specific format information.

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

Public Shared Function Parse (
	s As String,
	provider As IFormatProvider
) As Date

Parameters

s
Type: System.String

A string that contains a date and time to convert.

provider
Type: System.IFormatProvider

An object that supplies culture-specific format information about s.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime

An object that is equivalent to the date and time contained in s as specified by provider.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

s is null.

FormatException

s does not contain a valid string representation of a date and time.

System_CAPS_noteNote

For examples and comprehensive usage information about this and other overloads of the Parse method, see the Parseoverload summary.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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