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SPUtility.CreateISO8601DateTimeFromSystemDateTime method

Converts a system DateTime value to ISO8601 DateTime format (yyyy-mm-ddThh:mm:ssZ).

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)


Public Shared Function CreateISO8601DateTimeFromSystemDateTime ( _
    dtValue As DateTime _
) As String
Dim dtValue As DateTime
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = SPUtility.CreateISO8601DateTimeFromSystemDateTime(dtValue)
public static string CreateISO8601DateTimeFromSystemDateTime(
    DateTime dtValue


  • dtValue
    Type: System.DateTime

    A System.DateTime object that represents the system DateTime value in the form mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss AM or PM.

Return value

Type: System.String
A string that contains the date and time in ISO8601 DateTime format.


The CreateISO8601DateTimeFromSystemDateTime method converts, for example, "6/16/2003 6:37:44 PM" to "2003-06-16T18:37:44Z".

See also


SPUtility class

SPUtility members

Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities namespace