System.Time.timeZone.DSTBias property

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Gets the Daylight Savings Time (DST) offset in minutes.

This property is read-only.

Syntax

iDSTBias = System.Time.timeZone.DSTBias

Property value

Long that receives the DST offset.

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to get system time details based on the selected time zone.

var oSelectedTimeZone = System.Time.currentTimeZone;

// Set the time zone details.
var sTimeZoneDetails = function() 
{
    var sDetails = "";
    sDetails += "Bias: " + oSelectedTimeZone.bias + "<hr />";
    sDetails += "Display Name: " + oSelectedTimeZone.displayName + "<hr />";
    sDetails += "DST Bias: " + oSelectedTimeZone.DSTBias + "<hr />";
    sDetails += "DST Date: " + oSelectedTimeZone.DSTDate + "<hr />";
    sDetails += "DST Display Name: " + oSelectedTimeZone.DSTDisplayName + "<hr />";
    sDetails += "Name: " + oSelectedTimeZone.name + "<hr />";
    sDetails += "Standard Bias: " + oSelectedTimeZone.standardBias + "<hr />";
    sDetails += "Standard Date: " + oSelectedTimeZone.standardDate + "<hr />";
    sDetails += "Standard Display Name: " + oSelectedTimeZone.standardDisplayName;
    return sDetails;
}

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
End of client support
Windows 7
End of server support
Windows Server 2008
IDL
Sidebar.idl
DLL
Sidebar.Exe (version 1.00 or later)

See also

Reference

System.Time.timeZone

System.Time

timeZones

displayName

DSTDate

DSTDisplayName

name

standardBias

standardDate

standardDisplayName

currentTimeZone

getLocalTime