DateTimeFormatInfo.GetAbbreviatedMonthName Method

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

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

public string GetAbbreviatedMonthName(
	int month
)

Parameters

month
Type: System.Int32
An integer from 1 through 13 representing the name of the month to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The culture-specific abbreviated name of the month represented by month.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

month is less than 1 or greater than 13.

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

month

Return value

1

"Jan"

2

"Feb"

3

"Mar"

4

"Apr"

5

"May"

6

"Jun"

7

"Jul"

8

"Aug"

9

"Sep"

10

"Oct"

11

"Nov"

12

"Dec"

13

""

Calendar objects can accommodate calendars with 13 months. For 12-month calendars, the empty string is always returned as the name of the 13th month.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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