AddBoldedDate Method

MonthCalendar.AddBoldedDate Method

Adds a day to be displayed in bold in the month calendar.

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

public void AddBoldedDate(
	DateTime date
)

Parameters

date
Type: System.DateTime
The date to be displayed in bold.

You must call the UpdateBoldedDates method afterward to update the display.

To add multiple dates in a single assignment, you can assign an array of DateTime objects to the BoldedDates property.

The following code example uses the AddBoldedDate and UpdateBoldedDates methods to mark and display in a bold font dates read from a file. This example requires that a MonthCalendar control, named monthCalendar1, has been added to a Form and that this method is placed within the form and called from it.


// The following method uses Add to add dates that are 
// bolded, followed by an UpdateBoldedDates to make the
// added dates visible.

private void loadDates()
{
    String myInput ;
    try
    {
        StreamReader myInputStream = File.OpenText("myDates.txt");
        while((myInput = myInputStream.ReadLine()) != null)
        {
            monthCalendar1.AddBoldedDate(DateTime.Parse(myInput.Substring(0,myInput.IndexOf(" "))));
            listBox1.Items.Add(myInput);
        }
        monthCalendar1.UpdateBoldedDates();
        myInputStream.Close();
        File.Delete("myDates.txt");
    }catch(FileNotFoundException fnfe)
    {
        // Code to handle a file that could not be found should go here.
    Console.WriteLine("An error occurred: '{0}'", fnfe);
    }             
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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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