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DateTimeFormatInfo object

The DateTimeFormatInfo object is used by the RadCalendar control for formatting date and time values so that they reflect the current culture. It is accessible through the DateTimeFormatInfo property of the RadCalendar Client-side Object.

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The DateTimeFormatInfo class is defined in the System.Globalization namespace.

The following table lists the methods of the DateTimeFormatInfo object:

Name Parameters Return Type Description
FormatDate Array (triplet), string string Formats a date, using the specified date and format string (see sample below).
LeadZero integer string Formats the integer, adding a leading zero if necessary so that the integer is a minimum of two digits.
<script type="text/javascript">
    function OnDateSelected(sender, e) {
        var calendarDay = e.get_renderDay();
        if (calendarDay.IsSelected) {
            var selectedDate = calendarDay.get_date();
            var calendar = $find("<%= RadCalendar1.ClientID %>");
            var shortDatePattern = calendar.DateTimeFormatInfo.ShortDatePattern;
            var formattedDate = calendar.DateTimeFormatInfo.FormatDate(selectedDate, shortDatePattern);
            alert(formattedDate);
        }
    }
</script>   

The following table lists the properties of the DateTimeFormatInfo object:

Property type Description
AbbreviatedDayNames Array Lists the 3-letter abbreviations for the names of the days of the week, starting with the abbreviation for Sunday at element 0.
DayNames Array Lists the names of the days of the week, starting with the name for Sunday at element 0.
AbbreviatedMonthNames Array Lists the 3-letter abbreviations for the names of the months, starting with the abbreviation for January at element 0.
MonthNames Array Lists the names of the months, starting with the name for January at element 0.
AMDesignator String The string for the AM designator.
PMDesignator String The string for the PM designator.
DateSeparator Character The separator character that appears between parts of a date.
TimeSeparator Character The separator character that appears between parts of a time value.
FirstDayOfWeek integer The index of the first day of the week, where 0 indicates Sunday.
FullDateTimePattern String The format string for the full date time pattern.
LongDatePattern String The format string for the long date pattern.
LongTimePattern String The format string for the long time pattern.
MonthDayPattern String The format string for the month day pattern.
ShortDatePattern String The format string for the short date pattern.
ShortTimePattern String The format string for the short time pattern.
YearMonthPattern String The format string for the year month pattern.
SortableDateTimePattern String The format string for the sortable date time pattern.
UniversalSortableDateTimePattern String The format string for the universal sortable date time pattern.
RFC1123Pattern String The format string for the RFC 1123 pattern.
Calendar Object A helper object for performing calculations about date and time values.
CalendarWeekRule integer Used by the Calendar object to determine which week is the first week of the year.

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