For Date Time values, this format specifier is designed to preserve date and time values along with the Date Time. The formatted string can be parsed back by using the Date Time.
Parse(String, IFormat Provider, Date Time Styles) or Date Time.
The following table lists the Date Time Format Info object properties that may control the formatting of the returned string.
The custom format specifier returned by the Date Time Format Info. Short Time Pattern properties of some cultures may not make use of all properties.
For example, the "d" standard format string indicates that a date and time value is to be displayed using a short date pattern. If a standard format string in a formatting operation maps to a particular culture's custom format string, your application can define the specific culture whose custom format strings are used in one of these ways: In some cases, the standard format string serves as a convenient abbreviation for a longer custom format string that is invariant.