DatePicker.DisplayDate Property

Gets or sets the date to display.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows.Controls (in System.Windows.Controls.dll)

public DateTime DisplayDate { get; set; }
<sdk:DatePicker DisplayDate="dateTimeString"/>

XAML Values


A date specified in the format yyyy/mm/dd. The mm and dd components must always consist of two characters, with a leading zero if necessary. For instance, the month of May should be specified as 05.

Property Value

Type: System.DateTime
The date to display. The default is Today.


The specified date is not in the range defined by DisplayDateStart. and DisplayDateEnd.

Dependency property identifier field: DisplayDateProperty

This property allows the developer to specify a date to display. If this property is null, SelectedDate is displayed. If SelectedDate is also null, Today is displayed.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.