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Calendar.SelectedDate Property

Gets or sets the currently selected date.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

'Declaration
Public Property SelectedDate As Nullable(Of DateTime)
<Calendar SelectedDate="dateTimeString"/>

XAML Values

dateTimeString

A date that is in one of the formats that are listed in the DateTime XAML Syntax topic.

Property Value

Type: System.Nullable(Of DateTime)
The date currently selected. The default is Nothing.

Identifier field

SelectedDateProperty

Metadata properties set to true

BindsTwoWayByDefault

Use this property when SelectionMode is set to SingleDate. In other modes, this property will always be the first date in SelectedDates.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The specified date is outside the range specified by DisplayDateStart and DisplayDateEnd

-or-

The specified date is in the BlackoutDates collection.

InvalidOperationException

If set to anything other than Nothing when SelectionMode is set to None.

The following example creates a Calendar with a particular range of displayable dates, and sets the currently selected and displayed date.

' Create a Calendar that displays 1/10/2009 
' through 4/18/2009. 
Dim basicCalendar As New Calendar()
basicCalendar.DisplayDateStart = New DateTime(2009, 1, 10)
basicCalendar.DisplayDateEnd = New DateTime(2009, 4, 18)
basicCalendar.DisplayDate = New DateTime(2009, 3, 15)
basicCalendar.SelectedDate = New DateTime(2009, 2, 15)

' root is a Panel that is defined elswhere. 
root.Children.Add(basicCalendar)
<!-- Create a Calendar that displays 1/10/2009
           through 4/18/2009. -->
<Calendar Margin="20" 
          SelectedDate="2/15/2009"
          DisplayDate="3/15/2009"
          DisplayDateStart="1/10/2009"
          DisplayDateEnd="4/18/2009"/>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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