DateTime.ParseExact Method

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Converts the specified string representation of a date and time to its DateTime equivalent. The format of the string representation must match a specified format exactly or an exception is thrown.

This member is overloaded. For complete information about this member, including syntax, usage, and examples, click a name in the overload list.

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Name Description
ParseExact(String, String, IFormatProvider) Converts the specified string representation of a date and time to its DateTime equivalent using the specified format and culture-specific format information. The format of the string representation must match the specified format exactly.
ParseExact(String, String, IFormatProvider, DateTimeStyles) Converts the specified string representation of a date and time to its DateTime equivalent using the specified format, culture-specific format information, and style. The format of the string representation must match the specified format exactly or an exception is thrown.
ParseExact(String, array<String>[]()[], IFormatProvider, DateTimeStyles) Converts the specified string representation of a date and time to its DateTime equivalent using the specified array of formats, culture-specific format information, and style. The format of the string representation must match at least one of the specified formats exactly or an exception is thrown.

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TryParseExact