DateTime Constructor (Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, DateTimeKind)

Initializes a new instance of the DateTime structure to the specified year, month, day, hour, minute, second, and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) or local time.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Public Sub New ( _
	year As Integer, _
	month As Integer, _
	day As Integer, _
	hour As Integer, _
	minute As Integer, _
	second As Integer, _
	kind As DateTimeKind _
)

Parameters

year
Type: System.Int32

The year (1 through 9999).

month
Type: System.Int32

The month (1 through 12).

day
Type: System.Int32

The day (1 through the number of days in month).

hour
Type: System.Int32

The hours (0 through 23).

minute
Type: System.Int32

The minutes (0 through 59).

second
Type: System.Int32

The seconds (0 through 59).

kind
Type: System.DateTimeKind

One of the enumeration values that indicates whether year, month, day, hour, minute and second specify a local time, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), or neither.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

year is less than 1 or greater than 9999.

-or-

month is less than 1 or greater than 12.

-or-

day is less than 1 or greater than the number of days in month.

-or-

hour is less than 0 or greater than 23.

-or-

minute is less than 0 or greater than 59.

-or-

second is less than 0 or greater than 59.

ArgumentException

kind is not one of the DateTimeKind values.

This constructor interprets year, month, and day as a year, month, and day in the Gregorian calendar. To instantiate a DateTime value by using the year, month, and day in another calendar, call the DateTime(Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Calendar, DateTimeKind) constructor.

For applications in which portability of date and time data or a limited degree of time zone awareness is important, you can use the corresponding DateTimeOffset constructor.

The following example uses the DateTime(Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, Int32, DateTimeKind) constructor to instantiate a DateTime value.

Dim date1 As New Date(2010, 8, 18, 16, 32, 0, DateTimeKind.Local)
Console.WriteLine("{0} {1}", date1, date1.Kind)
' The example displays the following output: 
'      8/18/2010 4:32:00 PM Local

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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