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PersianCalendar.GetEra Method

Returns the era in the specified DateTime object.

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

public override int GetEra(
	DateTime time
)

Parameters

time
Type: System.DateTime

The DateTime to read.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
Always returns PersianEra.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The time parameter represents a date less than MinSupportedDateTime or greater than MaxSupportedDateTime.

The following code example demonstrates the use of the GetEra method.

using System;
using System.Globalization;

class Sample 
{
    public static void Main() 
    {
      PersianCalendar jc = new PersianCalendar();
      DateTime thisDate = DateTime.Now;

		//-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
		// Properties 
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n........... Selected Properties .....................\n");
      Console.Write("Eras:");
      foreach (int era in jc.Eras)
      {
         Console.WriteLine(" era = {0}", era);
      }
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\nTwoDigitYearMax = {0}", jc.TwoDigitYearMax);
		//-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
		// Methods 
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("\n............ Selected Methods .......................\n");

		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetDayOfYear: day = {0}", jc.GetDayOfYear(thisDate));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetDaysInMonth: days = {0}", 
                        jc.GetDaysInMonth( thisDate.Year, thisDate.Month, 
                        PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetDaysInYear: days = {0}", 
                        jc.GetDaysInYear(thisDate.Year, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetLeapMonth: leap month (if any) = {0}", 
                        jc.GetLeapMonth(thisDate.Year, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//-------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("GetMonthsInYear: months in a year = {0}", 
                        jc.GetMonthsInYear(thisDate.Year, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("IsLeapDay: This is a leap day = {0}", 
                        jc.IsLeapDay(thisDate.Year, thisDate.Month, thisDate.Day, 
                        PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("IsLeapMonth: This is a leap month = {0}", 
                        jc.IsLeapMonth(thisDate.Year, thisDate.Month, 
                        PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Console.WriteLine("IsLeapYear: 1370 is a leap year = {0}", 
                        jc.IsLeapYear(1370, PersianCalendar.PersianEra));
		//-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 

		// Get the 4-digit year for a year whose last two digits are 99. The 4-digit year  
		// depends on the current value of the TwoDigitYearMax property.

      Console.WriteLine("ToFourDigitYear:");
      Console.WriteLine("  If TwoDigitYearMax = {0}, ToFourDigitYear(99) = {1}", 
                         jc.TwoDigitYearMax, jc.ToFourDigitYear(99));
      jc.TwoDigitYearMax = thisDate.Year;
      Console.WriteLine("  If TwoDigitYearMax = {0}, ToFourDigitYear(99) = {1}", 
                        jc.TwoDigitYearMax, jc.ToFourDigitYear(99));
    }
}
// The example displays the following output: 
//       ........... Selected Properties ..................... 
//        
//       Eras: era = 1 
//        
//       TwoDigitYearMax = 99 
//        
//       ............ Selected Methods ....................... 
//        
//       GetDayOfYear: day = 1 
//       GetDaysInMonth: days = 31 
//       GetDaysInYear: days = 365 
//       GetLeapMonth: leap month (if any) = 0 
//       GetMonthsInYear: months in a year = 12 
//       IsLeapDay: This is a leap day = False 
//       IsLeapMonth: This is a leap month = False 
//       IsLeapYear: 1370 is a leap year = True 
//       ToFourDigitYear: 
//         If TwoDigitYearMax = 99, ToFourDigitYear(99) = 99 
//         If TwoDigitYearMax = 2012, ToFourDigitYear(99) = 1999

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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