GregorianCalendar.GetDayOfWeek Method (DateTime)

 
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Returns the day of the week in the specified DateTime.

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

public override DayOfWeek GetDayOfWeek(
	DateTime time
)

Parameters

time
Type: System.DateTime

The DateTime to read.

Return Value

Type: System.DayOfWeek

A DayOfWeek value that represents the day of the week in time.

The DayOfWeek values are Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

The following code example displays the values of several components of a DateTime in terms of the Gregorian calendar.

using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesGregorianCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Sets a DateTime to April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar.
      DateTime myDT = new DateTime( 2002, 4, 3, new GregorianCalendar() );

      // Creates an instance of the GregorianCalendar.
      GregorianCalendar myCal = new GregorianCalendar();

      // Displays the values of the DateTime.
      Console.WriteLine( "April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar:" );
      DisplayValues( myCal, myDT );

      // Adds two years and ten months.
      myDT = myCal.AddYears( myDT, 2 );
      myDT = myCal.AddMonths( myDT, 10 );

      // Displays the values of the DateTime.
      Console.WriteLine( "After adding two years and ten months:" );
      DisplayValues( myCal, myDT );

   }

   public static void DisplayValues( Calendar myCal, DateTime myDT )  {
      Console.WriteLine( "   Era:        {0}", myCal.GetEra( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "   Year:       {0}", myCal.GetYear( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "   Month:      {0}", myCal.GetMonth( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "   DayOfYear:  {0}", myCal.GetDayOfYear( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "   DayOfMonth: {0}", myCal.GetDayOfMonth( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine( "   DayOfWeek:  {0}", myCal.GetDayOfWeek( myDT ) );
      Console.WriteLine();
   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar:
   Era:        1
   Year:       2002
   Month:      4
   DayOfYear:  93
   DayOfMonth: 3
   DayOfWeek:  Wednesday

After adding two years and ten months:
   Era:        1
   Year:       2005
   Month:      2
   DayOfYear:  34
   DayOfMonth: 3
   DayOfWeek:  Thursday

*/

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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