JulianCalendar.MinSupportedDateTime Property

 

Gets the earliest date and time supported by the JulianCalendar class.

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

[ComVisibleAttribute(false)]
public override DateTime MinSupportedDateTime { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.DateTime

The earliest date and time supported by the JulianCalendar class, which is equivalent to the first moment of January 1, 0001 C.E. in the Gregorian calendar.

The following code example gets the minimum value and the maximum value of the calendar.

using System;
using System.Globalization;

public class SamplesCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Create an instance of the calendar.
      JulianCalendar myCal = new JulianCalendar();
      Console.WriteLine( myCal.ToString() );

      // Create an instance of the GregorianCalendar.
      GregorianCalendar myGre = new GregorianCalendar();

      // Display the MinSupportedDateTime and its equivalent in the GregorianCalendar.
      DateTime myMin = myCal.MinSupportedDateTime;
      Console.Write( "MinSupportedDateTime: {0:D2}/{1:D2}/{2:D4}", myCal.GetMonth(myMin), myCal.GetDayOfMonth(myMin), myCal.GetYear(myMin) );
      Console.WriteLine( " (in Gregorian, {0:D2}/{1:D2}/{2:D4})", myGre.GetMonth(myMin), myGre.GetDayOfMonth(myMin), myGre.GetYear(myMin) );

      // Display the MaxSupportedDateTime and its equivalent in the GregorianCalendar.
      DateTime myMax = myCal.MaxSupportedDateTime;
      Console.Write( "MaxSupportedDateTime: {0:D2}/{1:D2}/{2:D4}", myCal.GetMonth(myMax), myCal.GetDayOfMonth(myMax), myCal.GetYear(myMax) );
      Console.WriteLine( " (in Gregorian, {0:D2}/{1:D2}/{2:D4})", myGre.GetMonth(myMax), myGre.GetDayOfMonth(myMax), myGre.GetYear(myMax) );

   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

System.Globalization.JulianCalendar
MinSupportedDateTime: 01/03/0001 (in Gregorian, 01/01/0001)
MaxSupportedDateTime: 10/19/9999 (in Gregorian, 12/31/9999)

*/

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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