Tag Archives: date formats

Get date format information for the computer’s locale in C#

The System.Globalization namespace’s InstalledUICulture object provides lots of static methods giving information about numeric, date, and time formatting for the computer’s locale. This example adds a bunch of these values to a ListView control. The following code shows how the … Continue reading

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Display sample formats for different locales in C#

This example loops through the system’s defined locales and displays sample numbers, currency values, dates, and times in each. When the program starts, the following code executes. private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { float float_value = 1234.56f; decimal dec_value … Continue reading

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Use standard date and time formats in C#

You can use formatting characters to display date and time values in particular formats. These formats work with a variable’s ToString method as well as with String.Format. For example, the code DateTime.Now.ToString(“f”) returns the current date and time in full … Continue reading

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