Gets or sets the custom format string for a short date value.
Assemblies: System.Globalization (in System.Globalization.dll)
mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
The property defines the culture-specific format of date strings that are returned by calls to the DateTime.ToString and DateTimeOffset.ToString methods and by composite format strings that are supplied the "d" standard format string.
This property is affected if the value of the Calendar property changes.
The following example displays the value of the property and the value of a date formatted using the property for a few cultures.
The following example modifies the property of a DateTimeFormatInfo object that represents the formatting conventions of the English (United States) culture. It also displays a date value twice, first to reflect the original property and then to reflect the new property value.
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
XNA FrameworkSupported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1
Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8