Calendar.GetYear Method

When overridden in a derived class, returns the year in the specified DateTime.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public MustOverride Function GetYear ( _
    time As DateTime _
) As Integer
public abstract int GetYear(
    DateTime time
)

Parameters

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
An integer that represents the year in time.

Examples

The following code example demonstrates the members of the Calendar class.

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())

      ' Uses the default calendar of the InvariantCulture.
      Dim myCal As Calendar = CultureInfo.InvariantCulture.Calendar

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

      ' Adds 5 to every component of the DateTime.
      myDT = myCal.AddYears(myDT, 5)
      myDT = myCal.AddMonths(myDT, 5)
      myDT = myCal.AddWeeks(myDT, 5)
      myDT = myCal.AddDays(myDT, 5)
      myDT = myCal.AddHours(myDT, 5)
      myDT = myCal.AddMinutes(myDT, 5)
      myDT = myCal.AddSeconds(myDT, 5)
      myDT = myCal.AddMilliseconds(myDT, 5)

      ' Displays the values of the DateTime.
      outputBlock.Text &= "After adding 5 to each component of the DateTime:" & 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 += String.Format("   Hour:         {0}", myCal.GetHour(myDT)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Minute:       {0}", myCal.GetMinute(myDT)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Second:       {0}", myCal.GetSecond(myDT)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Milliseconds: {0}", myCal.GetMilliseconds(myDT)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= vbCrLf
   End Sub 
End Class  
' This example produces the following output.
'       April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar:
'          Era:          1
'          Year:         2002
'          Month:        4
'          DayOfYear:    93
'          DayOfMonth:   3
'          DayOfWeek:    Wednesday
'          Hour:         0
'          Minute:       0
'          Second:       0
'          Milliseconds: 0
'       
'       After adding 5 to each component of the DateTime:
'          Era:          1
'          Year:         2007
'          Month:        10
'          DayOfYear:    286
'          DayOfMonth:   13
'          DayOfWeek:    Saturday
'          Hour:         5
'          Minute:       5
'          Second:       5
'          Milliseconds: 5
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());

      // Uses the default calendar of the InvariantCulture.
      Calendar myCal = CultureInfo.InvariantCulture.Calendar;

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

      // Adds 5 to every component of the DateTime.
      myDT = myCal.AddYears(myDT, 5);
      myDT = myCal.AddMonths(myDT, 5);
      myDT = myCal.AddWeeks(myDT, 5);
      myDT = myCal.AddDays(myDT, 5);
      myDT = myCal.AddHours(myDT, 5);
      myDT = myCal.AddMinutes(myDT, 5);
      myDT = myCal.AddSeconds(myDT, 5);
      myDT = myCal.AddMilliseconds(myDT, 5);

      // Displays the values of the DateTime.
      outputBlock.Text += "After adding 5 to each component of the DateTime:" + "\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 += String.Format("   Hour:         {0}", myCal.GetHour(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Minute:       {0}", myCal.GetMinute(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Second:       {0}", myCal.GetSecond(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format("   Milliseconds: {0}", myCal.GetMilliseconds(myDT)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += "\n";
   }

}


/*
This code produces the following output.

April 3, 2002 of the Gregorian calendar:
   Era:          1
   Year:         2002
   Month:        4
   DayOfYear:    93
   DayOfMonth:   3
   DayOfWeek:    Wednesday
   Hour:         0
   Minute:       0
   Second:       0
   Milliseconds: 0

After adding 5 to each component of the DateTime:
   Era:          1
   Year:         2007
   Month:        10
   DayOfYear:    286
   DayOfMonth:   13
   DayOfWeek:    Saturday
   Hour:         5
   Minute:       5
   Second:       5
   Milliseconds: 5

*/

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.