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DateTimeFormatInfo.FullDateTimePattern Property

Gets or sets the format pattern for a long date and long time value, which is associated with the "F" format pattern.

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

Public Property FullDateTimePattern As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The format pattern for a long date and long time value, which is associated with the "F" format pattern.


The property is being set to Nothing.


The property is being set and the DateTimeFormatInfo object is read-only.

See DateTimeFormatInfo for patterns that can be combined to construct custom patterns, for example, "dddd, dd MMMM yyyy HH:mm:ss".

This property is affected if the value of the Calendar property changes.

The following example displays the value of FullDateTimePattern for a few cultures.

Imports System
Imports System.Globalization

Public Class SamplesDTFI

   Public Shared Sub Main()

      ' Displays the values of the pattern properties.
      Console.WriteLine(" CULTURE    PROPERTY VALUE")

   End Sub 'Main

   Public Shared Sub PrintPattern(myCulture As [String])

      Dim myDTFI As DateTimeFormatInfo = New CultureInfo(myCulture, False).DateTimeFormat
      Console.WriteLine("  {0}     {1}", myCulture, myDTFI.FullDateTimePattern)

   End Sub 'PrintPattern

End Class 'SamplesDTFI 

'This code produces the following output.  The question marks take the place of native script characters.
'  en-US     dddd, MMMM dd, yyyy h:mm:ss tt
'  ja-JP     yyyy'?'M'?'d'?' H:mm:ss
'  fr-FR     dddd d MMMM yyyy HH:mm:ss

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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.