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PersianCalendar.ToDateTime Method (Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32)

Returns a DateTime object that is set to the specified date, time, and era.

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

public override DateTime ToDateTime(
	int year,
	int month,
	int day,
	int hour,
	int minute,
	int second,
	int millisecond,
	int era
)

Parameters

year
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 1 through 9378 that represents the year.
month
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 1 through 12 that represents the month.
day
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 1 through 31 that represents the day.
hour
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 0 through 23 that represents the hour.
minute
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 0 through 59 that represents the minute.
second
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 0 through 59 that represents the second.
millisecond
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 0 through 999 that represents the millisecond.
era
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 0 through 1 that represents the era.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
A DateTime object that is set to the specified date and time in the current era.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

year, month, day, hour, minute, second, millisecond, or era is outside the range supported by this calendar.

The ToDateTime method is useful because it can convert any date in the current calendar to a Gregorian calendar date. The Gregorian date can subsequently be used, for example, to compare dates in different calendars or create an equivalent date in a particular calendar.

The following code example demonstrates the use of the ToDateTime method.


// This example demonstrates the members of the PersianCalendar class.

using System;
using System.Globalization;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
		// Get today's date.
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n................. Today ...........................\n");
      PersianCalendar jc = new PersianCalendar();
      DateTime thisDate = DateTime.Now;

		// Display the current date using the Gregorian and Persian calendars.
	   Console.WriteLine("Today is:");
      Console.WriteLine("   {0:dddd}, {0} in the Gregorian calendar.", thisDate);
      Console.WriteLine("   {0}, {1}/{2}/{3} {4}:{5}:{6} in the Persian calendar.", 
                        jc.GetDayOfWeek(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetMonth(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetDayOfMonth(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetYear(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetHour(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetMinute(thisDate), 
                        jc.GetSecond(thisDate));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
		// Fields
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n............... Fields .............................\n");
      Console.WriteLine("PersianEra = {0}", PersianCalendar.PersianEra);
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
		// Properties
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n............... Properties .........................\n");
      Console.Write("Eras:");
      foreach (int era in jc.Eras)
      {
         Console.WriteLine(" era = {0}", era);
      }
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\nGregorian Date Range Supported by the Persian Calendar:");
      Console.WriteLine("   From {0:G}", jc.MinSupportedDateTime);
      Console.WriteLine("   To {0:G}", jc.MaxSupportedDateTime);
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\nTwoDigitYearMax = {0}", jc.TwoDigitYearMax);
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
		// Methods
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n............ Selected Methods .......................\n");

		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetDayOfYear: day = {0}", jc.GetDayOfYear(thisDate));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetDaysInMonth: days = {0}", 
                        jc.GetDaysInMonth( thisDate.Year, thisDate.Month, 
                        PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetDaysInYear: days = {0}", 
                        jc.GetDaysInYear(thisDate.Year, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetLeapMonth: leap month (if any) = {0}", 
                        jc.GetLeapMonth(thisDate.Year, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//-------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetMonthsInYear: months in a year = {0}", 
                        jc.GetMonthsInYear(thisDate.Year, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("IsLeapDay: This is a leap day = {0}", 
                        jc.IsLeapDay(thisDate.Year, thisDate.Month, thisDate.Day, 
                        PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("IsLeapMonth: This is a leap month = {0}", 
                        jc.IsLeapMonth(thisDate.Year, thisDate.Month, 
                        PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("IsLeapYear: 1370 is a leap year = {0}", 
                        jc.IsLeapYear(1370, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

		// Get the 4-digit year for a year whose last two digits are 99. The 4-digit year 
		// depends on the current value of the TwoDigitYearMax property.

      Console.WriteLine("ToFourDigitYear:");
      Console.WriteLine("  If TwoDigitYearMax = {0}, ToFourDigitYear(99) = {1}", 
                         jc.TwoDigitYearMax, jc.ToFourDigitYear(99));
      jc.TwoDigitYearMax = thisDate.Year;
      Console.WriteLine("  If TwoDigitYearMax = {0}, ToFourDigitYear(99) = {1}", 
                        jc.TwoDigitYearMax, jc.ToFourDigitYear(99));
    }
}
// The example displays the following output:
//       ................. Today ...........................
//       
//       Today is:
//          Tuesday, 3/20/2012 7:54:00 AM in the Gregorian calendar.
//          Tuesday, 1/1/1391 7:54:0 in the Persian calendar.
//       
//       ............... Fields .............................
//       
//       PersianEra = 1
//       
//       ............... Properties .........................
//       
//       Eras: era = 1
//       
//       Gregorian Date Range Supported by the Persian Calendar:
//          From 3/21/0622 12:00:00 AM
//          To 12/31/9999 11:59:59 PM
//       
//       TwoDigitYearMax = 99
//       
//       ............ Selected Methods .......................
//       
//       GetDayOfYear: day = 1
//       GetDaysInMonth: days = 31
//       GetDaysInYear: days = 365
//       GetLeapMonth: leap month (if any) = 0
//       GetMonthsInYear: months in a year = 12
//       IsLeapDay: This is a leap day = False
//       IsLeapMonth: This is a leap month = False
//       IsLeapYear: 1370 is a leap year = True
//       ToFourDigitYear:
//         If TwoDigitYearMax = 99, ToFourDigitYear(99) = 99
//         If TwoDigitYearMax = 2012, ToFourDigitYear(99) = 1999


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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