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TaiwanCalendar Class

Represents the Taiwan Calendar.

For a list of all members of this type, see TaiwanCalendar Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class TaiwanCalendar
   Inherits Calendar
public class TaiwanCalendar : Calendar
public __gc class TaiwanCalendar : public Calendar
class TaiwanCalendar extends Calendar

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


The Taiwan Calendar works exactly like the Gregorian calendar, except that the year and era are different.

The TaiwanCalendar class recognizes only the current era.

Leap years in the Taiwan Calendar correspond to the same leap years in the Gregorian calendar. A leap year in the Gregorian calendar is defined as a Gregorian year that is evenly divisible by four, except if it is divisible by 100; however, Gregorian years that are divisible by 400 are leap years. A common year has 365 days and a leap year has 366 days.

The Taiwan Calendar has 12 months with 28 to 31 days each:

GetMonth value Month Days in common years Days in leap years
1 1月 (January) 31 31
2 2月 (February) 28 29
3 3月 (March) 31 31
4 4月 (April) 30 30
5 5月 (May) 31 31
6 6月 (June) 30 30
7 7月 (July) 31 31
8 8月 (August) 31 31
9 9月 (September) 30 30
10 10月 (October) 31 31
11 11月 (November) 30 30
12 12月 (December) 31 31

February has 29 days during leap years and 28 during common years.

The date January 1, 2001 A.D. in the Gregorian calendar is equivalent to the first day of January in the year 90 of the current era in the Taiwan Calendar.

Each CultureInfo supports a set of calendars. The Calendar property returns the default calendar for the culture, and the OptionalCalendars property returns an array containing all the calendars supported by the culture. To change the calendar used by a CultureInfo, set the Calendar property of CultureInfo.DateTimeFormat to a new Calendar.


Namespace: System.Globalization

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

Assembly: Mscorlib (in Mscorlib.dll)

See Also

TaiwanCalendar Members | System.Globalization Namespace | Calendar | GregorianCalendar | Calendar | OptionalCalendars

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