FirstDayOfWeek Property

DatePicker::FirstDayOfWeek Property

Gets or sets the day that is considered the beginning of the week.

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

property DayOfWeek FirstDayOfWeek {
	DayOfWeek get ();
	void set (DayOfWeek value);
<DatePicker FirstDayOfWeek="DayOfWeek"/>

Property Value

Type: System::DayOfWeek
A DayOfWeek that represents the beginning of the week. The default is the FirstDayOfWeek that is determined by the current culture.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


This property affects the Calendar of the DatePicker. For more information, see the Calendar::FirstDayOfWeek property.

The following example creates a DatePicker that displays Monday as the first day of the week.

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<!-- A DatePicker that has March 23, 2009 selected and 
           displays the Long date format. -->
<DatePicker SelectedDateFormat="Long" SelectedDate="3/23/09"
                  DisplayDateStart="1/01/09" DisplayDateEnd="12/31/09" 

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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