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DateTimeFormatInfo.GetFormat Method

Returns an object of the specified type that provides a date and time formatting service.

Namespace:  System.Globalization
Assemblies:   System.Globalization (in System.Globalization.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public Object GetFormat(
	Type formatType
)

Parameters

formatType
Type: System.Type

The type of the required formatting service.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The current object, if formatType is the same as the type of the current DateTimeFormatInfo; otherwise, null.

Implements

IFormatProvider.GetFormat(Type)

The Format(String, IFormatProvider) method supported by the base data types invoke this method when the current DateTimeFormatInfo object is passed as the IFormatProvider parameter. This method implements IFormatProvider.GetFormat.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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