TimeSpan.MaxValue Field

Represents the maximum TimeSpan value. This field is read-only.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Shared ReadOnly MaxValue As TimeSpan
public static readonly TimeSpan MaxValue

Remarks

The value of this field is equivalent to Int64.MaxValue ticks. The string representation of this value is positive 10675199.02:48:05.4775807, or slightly more than 10,675,199 days.

Examples

The following code example references and displays the value of the MaxValue field.

' Example of the TimeSpan fields.

Module Example

   ' Pad the end of a TimeSpan string with spaces if it does not 
   ' contain milliseconds.
   Function Align(ByVal interval As TimeSpan) As String

      Dim intervalStr As String = interval.ToString()
      Dim pointIndex As Integer = intervalStr.IndexOf(":"c)

      pointIndex = intervalStr.IndexOf("."c, pointIndex)
      If pointIndex < 0 Then intervalStr &= "        "
      Align = intervalStr
   End Function

   Public Sub Demo(ByVal outputBlock As System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock)

      Const numberFmt As String = "{0,-22}{1,18:N0}"
      Const timeFmt As String = "{0,-22}{1,26}"

      outputBlock.Text &= _
          "This example of the fields of the TimeSpan class" & _
          vbCrLf & "generates the following output." & vbCrLf & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format(numberFmt, "Field", "Value") & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format(numberFmt, "-----", "-----") & vbCrLf

      ' Display the maximum, minimum, and zero TimeSpan values.
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format(timeFmt, "Maximum TimeSpan", _
          Align(TimeSpan.MaxValue)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format(timeFmt, "Minimum TimeSpan", _
          Align(TimeSpan.MinValue)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format(timeFmt, "Zero TimeSpan", _
          Align(TimeSpan.Zero)) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= vbCrLf

      ' Display the ticks-per-time-unit fields.
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format(numberFmt, "Ticks per day", _
          TimeSpan.TicksPerDay) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format(numberFmt, "Ticks per hour", _
          TimeSpan.TicksPerHour) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format(numberFmt, "Ticks per minute", _
          TimeSpan.TicksPerMinute) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format(numberFmt, "Ticks per second", _
          TimeSpan.TicksPerSecond) & vbCrLf
      outputBlock.Text &= String.Format(numberFmt, "Ticks per millisecond", _
          TimeSpan.TicksPerMillisecond) & vbCrLf
   End Sub
End Module

' This example of the fields of the TimeSpan class
' generates the following output.
' 
' Field                              Value
' -----                              -----
' Maximum TimeSpan       10675199.02:48:05.4775807
' Minimum TimeSpan      -10675199.02:48:05.4775808
' Zero TimeSpan                   00:00:00
' 
' Ticks per day            864,000,000,000
' Ticks per hour            36,000,000,000
' Ticks per minute             600,000,000
' Ticks per second              10,000,000
' Ticks per millisecond             10,000
// Example of the TimeSpan fields.
using System;

class Example
{
   // Pad the end of a TimeSpan string with spaces if it does not 
   // contain milliseconds.
   static string Align(TimeSpan interval)
   {
      string intervalStr = interval.ToString();
      int pointIndex = intervalStr.IndexOf(':');

      pointIndex = intervalStr.IndexOf('.', pointIndex);
      if (pointIndex < 0) intervalStr += "        ";
      return intervalStr;
   }

   public static void Demo(System.Windows.Controls.TextBlock outputBlock)
   {
      const string numberFmt = "{0,-22}{1,18:N0}";
      const string timeFmt = "{0,-22}{1,26}";

      outputBlock.Text += 
          "This example of the fields of the TimeSpan class" +
          "\ngenerates the following output.\n" + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(numberFmt, "Field", "Value") + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(numberFmt, "-----", "-----") + "\n";

      // Display the maximum, minimum, and zero TimeSpan values.
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(timeFmt, "Maximum TimeSpan",
          Align(TimeSpan.MaxValue)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(timeFmt, "Minimum TimeSpan",
          Align(TimeSpan.MinValue)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(timeFmt, "Zero TimeSpan",
          Align(TimeSpan.Zero)) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += "\n";

      // Display the ticks-per-time-unit fields.
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(numberFmt, "Ticks per day",
          TimeSpan.TicksPerDay) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(numberFmt, "Ticks per hour",
          TimeSpan.TicksPerHour) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(numberFmt, "Ticks per minute",
          TimeSpan.TicksPerMinute) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(numberFmt, "Ticks per second",
          TimeSpan.TicksPerSecond) + "\n";
      outputBlock.Text += String.Format(numberFmt, "Ticks per millisecond",
          TimeSpan.TicksPerMillisecond) + "\n";
   }
}

/*
This example of the fields of the TimeSpan class
generates the following output.

Field                              Value
-----                              -----
Maximum TimeSpan       10675199.02:48:05.4775807
Minimum TimeSpan      -10675199.02:48:05.4775808
Zero TimeSpan                   00:00:00

Ticks per day            864,000,000,000
Ticks per hour            36,000,000,000
Ticks per minute             600,000,000
Ticks per second              10,000,000
Ticks per millisecond             10,000
*/

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.