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Calendar.FirstDayOfWeek Property


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Gets or sets the day that is considered the beginning of the week.

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

public DayOfWeek FirstDayOfWeek { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.DayOfWeek

A DayOfWeek that represents the beginning of the week. The default is the FirstDayOfWeek that is determined by the current culture.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


<Calendar FirstDayOfWeek="DayOfWeek"/>

The following example sets the FirstDayOfWeek property to Monday.

<Calendar Margin="20" 
          DisplayDate="3/23/09" SelectedDate="3/23/09"
          DisplayDateStart="1/01/09" DisplayDateEnd="12/31/09"

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Available since 2.0
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