GetFormat Method

DateTimeFormatInfo.GetFormat Method (Type)

 

Returns an object of the specified type that provides a date and time formatting service.

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

abstract GetFormat : 
        formatType:Type -> Object
override GetFormat : 
        formatType:Type -> Object

Parameters

formatType
Type: System.Type

The type of the required formatting service.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

The current object, if formatType is the same as the type of the current DateTimeFormatInfo; otherwise, null.

The Format(String, IFormatProvider) method supported by the base data types invoke this method when the current DateTimeFormatInfo object is passed as the IFormatProvider parameter. This method implements IFormatProvider.GetFormat.

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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