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CalendarControlBase.CustomWeekDayAbbreviation Event

Allows you to provide custom week day abbreviations.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors.Controls

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v23.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Navigation


public event CustomWeekDayAbbreviationEventHandler CustomWeekDayAbbreviation

Event Data

The CustomWeekDayAbbreviation event's data class is DevExpress.XtraEditors.Controls.CustomWeekDayAbbreviationEventArgs.


The calendar shows week abbreviations based on the application UI culture. You can specify the abbreviation length and type case using the CalendarControlBase.WeekDayAbbreviationLength and CalendarControlBase.CaseWeekDayAbbreviations properties, respectively.

However, if these settings do not meet your needs, you can provide custom week day abbreviations handling the CustomWeekDayAbbreviation event. Use the Day event argument to determine the day of week being processed, and set the Value argument to the required value. The DefaultDayAbbreviation argument gets the value used by default. The code below shows how to provide custom captions for Sunday and Saturday.

using DevExpress.XtraEditors.Controls;

private void calendarControl1_CustomWeekDayAbbreviation(object sender, DevExpress.XtraEditors.Controls.CustomWeekDayAbbreviationEventArgs e) {
    CalendarControl calendar = sender as CalendarControl;
    if(calendar == null) return;
    if(e.Day == calendar.DateFormat.DayNames[0]) e.Value = "SUNDAY";
    if(e.Day == calendar.DateFormat.DayNames[6]) e.Value = "SATURDAY";

See the result below.


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