HijriCalendar.GetMonth Method

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Returns the month in the specified DateTime.

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

Syntax

Public Overrides Function GetMonth ( _
    time As DateTime _
) As Integer
public override int GetMonth(
    DateTime time
)

Parameters

Return Value

Type: System..::.Int32
An integer from 1 to 12 that represents the month in the specified DateTime.

Examples

The following code example displays the values of several components of a DateTime in terms of the Hijri calendar.

Imports System.Globalization

Public Class Example
   Public Shared Sub Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock)
      ' Sets a DateTime to April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar.
      Dim myDT As New DateTime(2002, 4, 3, New GregorianCalendar())

      ' Creates an instance of the HijriCalendar.
      Dim myCal As New HijriCalendar()

      ' Displays the values of the DateTime.
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar equals the following in the Hijri calendar:") & vbCrLf
      DisplayValues(outputBlock, myCal, myDT)

      ' Adds two years and ten months.
      myDT = myCal.AddYears(myDT, 2)
      myDT = myCal.AddMonths(myDT, 10)

      ' Displays the values of the DateTime.
      outputBlock.Text &= "After adding two years and ten months:" & vbCrLf
      DisplayValues(outputBlock, myCal, myDT)
   End Sub 

   Public Shared Sub DisplayValues(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock, ByVal myCal As Calendar, ByVal myDT As DateTime)
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Era:        {0}", myCal.GetEra(myDT)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Year:       {0}", myCal.GetYear(myDT)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Month:      {0}", myCal.GetMonth(myDT)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DayOfYear:  {0}", myCal.GetDayOfYear(myDT)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DayOfMonth: {0}", myCal.GetDayOfMonth(myDT)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DayOfWeek:  {0}", myCal.GetDayOfWeek(myDT)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= vbCrLf
   End Sub
End Class  
' This example produces the following output.
'    April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar equals the following in the Hijri calendar:
'       Era:        1
'       Year:       1423
'       Month:      1
'       DayOfYear:  21
'       DayOfMonth: 21
'       DayOfWeek:  Wednesday
'    
'    After adding two years and ten months:
'       Era:        1
'       Year:       1425
'       Month:      11
'       DayOfYear:  316
'       DayOfMonth: 21
'       DayOfWeek:  Saturday
using System;
using System.Globalization;


public class Example
{

   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {

      // Sets a DateTime to April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar.
      DateTime myDT = new DateTime(2002, 4, 3, new GregorianCalendar());

      // Creates an instance of the HijriCalendar.
      HijriCalendar myCal = new HijriCalendar();

      // Displays the values of the DateTime.
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar equals the following in the Hijri calendar:") + "\n";
      DisplayValues(outputBlock, myCal, myDT);

      // Adds two years and ten months.
      myDT = myCal.AddYears(myDT, 2);
      myDT = myCal.AddMonths(myDT, 10);

      // Displays the values of the DateTime.
      outputBlock.Text += "After adding two years and ten months:" + "\n";
      DisplayValues(outputBlock, myCal, myDT);

   }

   public static void DisplayValues(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock, Calendar myCal, DateTime myDT)
   {
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Era:        {0}", myCal.GetEra(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Year:       {0}", myCal.GetYear(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Month:      {0}", myCal.GetMonth(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DayOfYear:  {0}", myCal.GetDayOfYear(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DayOfMonth: {0}", myCal.GetDayOfMonth(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   DayOfWeek:  {0}", myCal.GetDayOfWeek(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += "\n";
   }

}

/*
This code produces the following output.

April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar equals the following in the Hijri calendar:
   Era:        1
   Year:       1423
   Month:      1
   DayOfYear:  21
   DayOfMonth: 21
   DayOfWeek:  Wednesday

After adding two years and ten months:
   Era:        1
   Year:       1425
   Month:      11
   DayOfYear:  316
   DayOfMonth: 21
   DayOfWeek:  Saturday

*/

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

HijriCalendar Class

System.Globalization Namespace

DateTime..::.Month

GetEra

GetYear

GetDayOfYear

GetDayOfMonth

GetDayOfWeek

Calendar..::.GetWeekOfYear

Calendar..::.GetHour

Calendar..::.GetMinute

Calendar..::.GetSecond

Calendar..::.GetMilliseconds