Because of this, you do not have to determine which overload you intend to call. From class Useful constant for AM_PM field alignment. If the "h" format specifier is used without other custom format specifiers, it is interpreted as a standard date and time format specifier and throws a FormatException. For parsing, both forms are accepted, independent of the number of pattern letters. However, trailing zeros or three zero digits are not displayed. : the date-time value to be formatted into a date-time string. The "t" custom format specifier The "t" custom format specifier represents the first character of the AM/PM designator. The localized abbreviated name of the month is retrieved from the DateTimeFormatInfo.AbbreviatedMonthNames property of the current or specified culture. For TimeSpan values, see Standard TimeSpan Format Strings and Custom TimeSpan Format Strings. For example: The in the format string is a format item. Because both "s" and "t" are custom format strings, both characters must be escaped to be interpreted as character literals. However, a fraction may only be added to the lowest order time element in the representation. Parses text from the beginning of the given string to produce a date. The following example includes the "t" custom format specifier in a custom format string. The most expansive form using tag pairs results in a much larger representation than JSON, but if data is stored in attributes and 'short tag' form where the closing tag is replaced with '/>', the representation is often about the same size as JSON or just a little larger. boolean Compares the given object with this SimpleDateFormat for equality. If the value of the argument is , the format item is replaced with StringEmpty. Because of this, you do not have to determine which specific overload you intend to call. NumberFormatInfo, which is used for culture-specific formatting of numeric values. For maximum portability, these characters should be backslash-escaped.
The "y" custom format specifier The "y" custom format specifier represents the year as a one-digit or two-digit number. A solidus is a reserved character and not allowed in a filename in common operating systems.
ISO 8601 - WikipediaIt does not reflect the value of an instance's DateTime.Kind property.
Standard Date and Time Format Strings | Microsoft DocsMore information: The "fffff" Custom Format Specifier. For this reason, the "zzz" format specifier is not recommended for use with DateTime values. The appropriate localized designator is retrieved from the DateTimeFormatInfo.AMDesignator or DateTimeFormatInfo.PMDesignator property of the current or specific culture. A particular hour after midnight is indistinguishable from the same hour after noon. They are formed by adding "R[n]/" to the beginning of an interval expression, where is used as the letter itself and [n] is replaced by the number of repetitions. If the year has more than four significant digits, they are included in the result string. Note that the string is included in the result string, and that a string that includes the local time zone string also parses successfully. Both of the following examples carry the same kind of information as the JSON example above in different ways. The formatting operation ignores this specifier if the date to be formatted does not have an associated period or era string. It then changes the current culture's CultureInfo object to use a GregorianCalendar object whose TwoDigitYearMax property has been modified. final void Wakes up all threads that are waiting on this object's monitor. For reduced accuracy, any number of values may be dropped from any of the date and time representations, but in the order from the least to the most significant. A single-digit minute is formatted without a leading zero. The argument's parameterless method, which is either overridden or inherited from the Object class, is called. If there are additional "y" specifiers, the number is padded with as many leading zeros as necessary to produce the number of "y" specifiers