Converts the value of the current DateTimeOffset object to a Windows file time.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
'Declaration Public Function ToFileTime As Long
public long ToFileTime()
The resulting file time would represent a date and time before midnight on January 1, 1601 C.E. Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
A Windows file time is a 64-bit value that represents the number of 100-nanosecond intervals that have elapsed since 12:00 midnight, January 1, 1601 A.D. (C.E.) Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Windows uses a file time to record when an application creates, accesses, or writes to a file.
The ToFileTime method converts the current DateTimeOffset object's date and time to UTC before it performs the conversion. In other words, calling the ToFileTime method is equivalent to the following method call:
Supported in: 5, 4, 3
Silverlight for Windows Phone
Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0
Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0
For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.