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SelectedDatesCollection.Item Property

Gets a System.DateTime object at the specified index in the SelectedDatesCollection collection.

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

public DateTime this[
	int index
] { get; }


Type: System.Int32

An ordinal index value that specifies which System.DateTime to return.

Property Value

Type: System.DateTime
A System.DateTime that represents an element in the SelectedDatesCollection.

Use this indexer to get an individual System.DateTime object in the SelectedDatesCollection collection at the specified index using simple array notation.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the indexer to get a System.DateTime object from a SelectedDatesCollection collection. Note that the SelectedDates property of the Calendar control is an instance of the SelectedDatesCollection class.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="True" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
<html xmlns="" >
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
<script language="C#" runat="server">

       void Selection_Change(Object sender, EventArgs e) 

          int current_month = Calendar1.VisibleDate.Month;
          int current_year = Calendar1.VisibleDate.Year;

          for (int i = 0; i < Calendar1.SelectedDates.Count; i++)
             if (Calendar1.SelectedDates[i].DayOfWeek == DayOfWeek.Wednesday)
                Label1.Text = "Wednesday falls on " + 
                              Calendar1.SelectedDates[i].Month + "/" +
                              Calendar1.SelectedDates[i].Day + "/" + 


          if (Calendar1.SelectedDates.Count != 7)
             Label1.Text = "";




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

       <asp:Calendar ID="Calendar1" runat="server"  
            OnSelectionChanged="Selection_Change" />

       <hr />

       Select an entire week <br /><br />

       <asp:Label id="Label1" runat="server" />


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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