JsonDataLoadOptions.ExactDateTimeParseFormats property

Gets or sets exact formats for parsing JSON date-time values while loading JSON. The default is null.

public IEnumerable<string> ExactDateTimeParseFormats { get; set; }


Strings encoded using Microsoft® JSON date-time format (for example, “/Date(1224043200000)/”) are always recognized as date-time values regardless of a value of this property. The property defines additional formats to be used while parsing date-time values from strings in the following way:

  • When ExactDateTimeParseFormats is null, the ISO-8601 format and all date-time formats supported for the current, English USA, and English New Zealand cultures are used additionally in the mentioned order.
  • When ExactDateTimeParseFormats contains strings, they are used as additional date-time formats utilizing the current culture.
  • When ExactDateTimeParseFormats is empty, no additional date-time formats are used.

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