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ToDateTime Method (String, String)

XmlConvert.ToDateTime Method (String, String)

Converts the String to a DateTime equivalent.

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

public static DateTime ToDateTime(
	string s,
	string format
)

Parameters

s
Type: System.String
The string to convert.
format
Type: System.String
The format structure to apply to the converted DateTime. Valid formats include "yyyy-MM-ddTHH:mm:sszzzzzz" and its subsets. The string is validated against this format.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
A DateTime equivalent of the string.

ExceptionCondition
NullReferenceException

s is null.

FormatException

s or format is String.Empty

-or-

s does not contain a date and time that corresponds to format.

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

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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