GetAbbreviatedDayName Method

DateTimeFormatInfo.GetAbbreviatedDayName Method (DayOfWeek)

 

Returns the culture-specific abbreviated name of the specified day of the week based on the culture associated with the current DateTimeFormatInfo object.

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

public string GetAbbreviatedDayName(
	DayOfWeek dayofweek
)

Parameters

dayofweek
Type: System.DayOfWeek

A System.DayOfWeek value.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The culture-specific abbreviated name of the day of the week represented by dayofweek.

Exception Condition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

dayofweek is not a valid System.DayOfWeek value.

For the default invariant DateTimeFormatInfo object, this method returns a string from the GregorianCalendar:

dayofweek

Return Value

Sunday

"Sun"

Monday

"Mon"

Tuesday

"Tue"

Wednesday

"Wed"

Thursday

"Thu"

Friday

"Fri"

Saturday

"Sat"

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