GetTotalOffsetMinutes Method

EntityFunctions.GetTotalOffsetMinutes Method

Invokes the canonical GetTotalOffsetMinutes function. For information about the canonical GetTotalOffsetMinutes function, see Date and Time Canonical Functions (Entity SQL).

Namespace:  System.Data.Objects
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

[EdmFunctionAttribute("Edm", "GetTotalOffsetMinutes")]
public static Nullable<int> GetTotalOffsetMinutes(
	Nullable<DateTimeOffset> dateTimeOffsetArgument


Type: System.Nullable<DateTimeOffset>
A valid date time offset.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable<Int32>
The number of minutes that the dateTimeOffsetArgument is offset from GMT. This is generally between +780 and -780 (+ or - 13 hrs).

You cannot call this function directly. This function can only appear within a LINQ to Entities query.

This function is translated to a corresponding function in the database.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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