TimeZoneInfo.Utc Property

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Gets a TimeZoneInfo object that represents the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) zone.

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

Syntax

Public Shared ReadOnly Property Utc As TimeZoneInfo
public static TimeZoneInfo Utc { get; }

Property Value

Type: System..::.TimeZoneInfo
A TimeZoneInfo object that represents the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) zone.

Remarks

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) was previously known as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Important Note:

You should access the Coordinated Universal Time zone through the TimeZoneInfo..::.Utc property rather than assigning the UTC time zone to a TimeZoneInfo object variable.

Version Notes

XNA Framework

When this property is used in the XNA Framework, it throws a NotSupportedException exception.

Examples

The following example retrieves a TimeZoneInfo object that represents Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and outputs its display name, standard time name, and daylight saving time name.

Dim universalZone As TimeZoneInfo = TimeZoneInfo.Utc
outputBlock.Text &= String.Format("The universal time zone is {0}.", universalZone.DisplayName) & vbCrLf
outputBlock.Text &= String.Format("Its standard name is {0}.", universalZone.StandardName) & vbCrLf
outputBlock.Text &= String.Format("Its daylight savings name is {0}.", universalZone.DaylightName) & vbCrLf
TimeZoneInfo universalZone = TimeZoneInfo.Utc;
outputBlock.Text += String.Format("The universal time zone is {0}.", universalZone.DisplayName) + "\n";
outputBlock.Text += String.Format("Its standard name is {0}.", universalZone.StandardName) + "\n";
outputBlock.Text += String.Format("Its daylight savings name is {0}.", universalZone.DaylightName) + "\n";

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

TimeZoneInfo Class

System Namespace