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My Persian date format can take one of these formats: MM/YYYY or YYYY/MM
There is no day information, just year and month. I want to check a Persian date between two Persian dates: For example, 1400/01 is between 1399/07 and 1400/03 How can I do this while day information is not available?

What I have tried:

Please help me. I have no idea.
Posted
Updated 30-Mar-21 21:14pm
Comments
Gerry Schmitz 30-Mar-21 13:58pm    
Use integers: year * 100 + month; then compare.
RedDk 30-Mar-21 17:58pm    
Whatever way works, presumeably ...
Maciej Los 31-Mar-21 2:36am    
Seems you're working on strings instead of dates...

1 solution

Take a look at below code:

C#
void Main()
{
	string one = "1399/07";
	string two = "03/1400";
	string three = "01/1400";
	DateTime dOne = GetDate(one);
	DateTime dTwo = GetDate(two);
	DateTime dThree = GetDate(three);
	bool answer = dThree>=dOne && dThree<=dTwo;
	Console.WriteLine($"'{dThree.ToString("yyyy-MM-dd")}' is between '{dOne.ToString("yyyy-MM-dd")}' and '{dTwo.ToString("yyyy-MM-dd")}'? => {answer}");
	
}

// Define other methods and classes here
public static DateTime GetDate(string initialValue)
{
	int pos = initialValue.IndexOf("/");
	string dformat = pos ==2 ? "MM/yyyy" : "yyyy/MM";
	DateTime dDate = DateTime.MinValue;
	DateTime.TryParseExact(initialValue, dformat, CultureInfo.GetCultureInfo("fa-IR"), DateTimeStyles.None, out dDate);
	return dDate;
}


For further details, please see:
DateTime.TryParseExact Method (System) | Microsoft Docs[^]
CultureInfo.GetCultureInfo Method (System.Globalization) | Microsoft Docs[^]
 
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