DateTime Compare Function

Posted on 2008-06-20
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Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I have the following function that returns always 1 no matter what:
for (i = 0; i <= Count - 2; i++) {
            for (j = 0; j <= 6; j++) {                
                 strWeekDay = DateTime.Today.AddDays(DateTime.Compare(DateTime.Today.AddDays(j), StartTime)).ToString("dddd");
When I run it (Today) it always return Saturday!. I tried the compare function on its own and namtter what I enter for the StartTime (DateTime Variable) it always returns 1

I am trying to get the difference between the two sates in Days of the Week (Sunday, Monday...)

any idea how to fix it?
I am using ASP.NET - C#
Question by:smaguire
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ID: 21834270
Can't you use DateTime.Compare() ?

Author Comment

ID: 21834288
thats what I am using
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Jaime Olivares earned 1500 total points
ID: 21834507
are you trying to calculate the Day of Week?
There is a property for this:

int dow = (int)(yourDateTime.DayOfWeek);

also, when comparing, consider you are comparing date and time, this can give you unexpected results, if you want to compare just dates, do something like this:


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