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Subtraction Operator (DateTime, TimeSpan)
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DateTime.Subtraction Operator (DateTime, TimeSpan)

Subtracts a specified time interval from a specified date and time and returns a new date and time.

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

static let inline (-)
        d:DateTime * 
        t:TimeSpan  : DateTime

Parameters

d
Type: System.DateTime

The date and time value to subtract from.

t
Type: System.TimeSpan

The time interval to subtract.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
An object whose value is the value of d minus the value of t.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The resulting DateTime is less than MinValue or greater than MaxValue.

This method subtracts the ticks value of t from the ticks value of d.

The following example demonstrates the Subtract method and the subtraction operator.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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