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HijriCalendar.IsLeapYear Method (Int32, Int32)

Determines whether the specified year in the specified era is a leap year.

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

public override bool IsLeapYear(
	int year,
	int era
)

Parameters

year
Type: System.Int32

An integer that represents the year.

era
Type: System.Int32

An integer that represents the era.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the specified year is a leap year; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

era is outside the range supported by this calendar.

-or-

year is outside the range supported by this calendar.

In every 30-year cycle that ends with a year that is evenly divisible by 30, the 2nd, 5th, 7th, 10th, 13th, 16th, 18th, 21st, 24th, 26th, and 29th years are leap years. A common year has 354 days and a leap year has 355 days.

The following code example calls the IsLeapYear method for five years in each of the eras.

using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class SamplesHijriCalendar  {

   public static void Main()  {

      // Creates and initializes a HijriCalendar.
      HijriCalendar myCal = new HijriCalendar();

      // Displays the header.
      Console.Write( "YEAR\t" );
      for ( int y = 1421; y <= 1425; y++ )
         Console.Write( "\t{0}", y );
      Console.WriteLine();

      // Checks five years in the current era.
      Console.Write( "CurrentEra:" );
      for ( int y = 1421; y <= 1425; y++ )
         Console.Write( "\t{0}", myCal.IsLeapYear( y, HijriCalendar.CurrentEra ) );
      Console.WriteLine();

      // Checks five years in each of the eras. 
      for ( int i = 0; i < myCal.Eras.Length; i++ )  {
         Console.Write( "Era {0}:\t", myCal.Eras[i] );
         for ( int y = 1421; y <= 1425; y++ )
            Console.Write( "\t{0}", myCal.IsLeapYear( y, myCal.Eras[i] ) );
         Console.WriteLine();
      }

   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

YEAR            1421    1422    1423    1424    1425
CurrentEra:     False   False   True    False   False
Era 1:          False   False   True    False   False

*/

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

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

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