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DatePicker.SelectedDateFormat Property

Gets or sets the format that is used to display the 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

public DatePickerFormat SelectedDateFormat { get; set; }
<DatePicker SelectedDateFormat="DatePickerFormat"/>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.DatePickerFormat
The format that is used to display the selected date. The default is Long.

Identifier field

SelectedDateFormatProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The specified format is not valid.

The following example creates that DatePicker that displays the date using unabbreviated days of the week and month names.

DatePicker datePickerFor2009 = new DatePicker();
datePickerFor2009.SelectedDate = new DateTime(2009, 3, 23);
datePickerFor2009.DisplayDateStart = new DateTime(2009, 1, 1);
datePickerFor2009.DisplayDateEnd = new DateTime(2009, 12, 31);
datePickerFor2009.SelectedDateFormat = DatePickerFormat.Long;
datePickerFor2009.FirstDayOfWeek = DayOfWeek.Monday;

// root is a Panel that is defined elsewhere.
root.Children.Add(datePickerFor2009);
<!-- 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" 
                  FirstDayOfWeek="Monday"/>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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