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XmlDateTimeSerializationMode Enum


Specifies how to treat the time value when converting between string and DateTime.

public enum class XmlDateTimeSerializationMode
public enum XmlDateTimeSerializationMode
type XmlDateTimeSerializationMode = 
Public Enum XmlDateTimeSerializationMode


Local 0

Treat as local time. If the DateTime object represents a Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), it is converted to the local time.

RoundtripKind 3

Time zone information should be preserved when converting.

Unspecified 2

Treat as a local time if a DateTime is being converted to a string. If a string is being converted to DateTime, convert to a local time if a time zone is specified.

Utc 1

Treat as a UTC. If the DateTime object represents a local time, it is converted to a UTC.


This enumeration is used by the XmlConvert.ToDateTime and XmlConvert.ToString methods.

Applies to