DateTimeFormatInfo Constructor ()


Initializes a new writable instance of the DateTimeFormatInfo class that is culture-independent (invariant).

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


This constructor creates a DateTimeFormatInfo object that represents the date and time information of the invariant culture. To create a DateTimeFormatInfo object for a specific culture, create a CultureInfo object for that culture and retrieve the DateTimeFormatInfo object returned by its CultureInfo::DateTimeFormat property.

The properties of the DateTimeFormatInfo object created by this constructor can be modified. However, you cannot modify the Calendar property, because the invariant culture supports only a localized version of the Gregorian calendar. To create a DateTimeFormatInfo object that uses a specific calendar, you must instantiate a CultureInfo object that supports that calendar and assign the calendar to the Calendar property of the DateTimeFormatInfo object returned by the CultureInfo::DateTimeFormat property.

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