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Calendar.DayNameFormat Property

Gets or sets the name format for days of the week.

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

public DayNameFormat DayNameFormat { get; set; }
<asp:Calendar DayNameFormat="DayNameFormat" />

Property Value

Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.DayNameFormat
One of the DayNameFormat values. The default value is Short.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The specified day name format is not one of the DayNameFormat values.

Use the DayNameFormat property to specify the name format for the days of the week. This property is set with one of the DayNameFormat enumeration values. You can specify whether the days of the week are displayed as the full name, short (abbreviated) name, first letter of the day, or first two letters of the day.

This property applies only if the ShowDayHeader property is set to true.

The day names are based on the server's local settings.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the DayNameFormat property to specify that days of the week are displayed in full.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head>
    <title>Calendar Example</title>
</head>
<body>

   <form id="form1" runat="server">

      <h3>Calendar Example</h3>

      <asp:Calendar id="calendar1" runat="server"
           ShowDayHeader="True"
           DayNameFormat="Full"/>

   </form>


</body>
</html>
<%@ Page Language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title> Calendar DayNameFormat Example </title>
</head>
<body>
   <form id="form1" runat="server">

     <h3> Calendar DayNameFormat Example </h3>

     <asp:Calendar id="Calendar1"
       daynameformat="Shortest"
       runat="server"/>

    </form>
  </body>
</html>

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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