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BaseCompareValidator.GetDateElementOrder Method

Determines the order in which the month, day, and year appear in a date value for the current culture.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

protected static string GetDateElementOrder()

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string that represents the order in which the month, day, and year appear in a date value for the current culture.

The month, day, and year of a date value can appear in different orders depending on the current culture settings. The GetDateElementOrder method is used to determine the order in which these values appear. The following table shows the different values returned by this method.

Date element order

Return value

Day, Month, Year

"dmy"

Month, Day, Year

"mdy"

Year, Month, Day

"ymd"

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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