SelectedDate Property

DatePicker.SelectedDate Property


Gets or sets the currently selected date.

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

public Nullable<DateTime> SelectedDate { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Nullable<DateTime>

The date currently selected. The default is null.

Exception Condition

The specified date is not in the range defined by DisplayDateStart and DisplayDateEnd, or the specified date is in the BlackoutDates collection.

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

<DatePicker SelectedDate="dateTimeString"/>


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

The following example creates a DatePicker that has the date August 10, 2009 selected. The example also binds the DatePicker.Text property to a TextBlock.

  <DatePicker Name="datePicker"

  <TextBlock Text="{Binding ElementName=datePicker, Path=Text}"/>

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Available since 2.0
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