Struct Duration
Represents a fixed (and calendarindependent) length of time.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Assembly: NodaTime.dll
Syntax
[TypeConverter(typeof(DurationTypeConverter))]
public readonly struct Duration : IEquatable<Duration>, IComparable<Duration>, IComparable, IXmlSerializable, IFormattable
Properties
BclCompatibleTicks
Gets the total number of ticks in the duration as a 64bit integer, truncating towards zero where necessary.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public long BclCompatibleTicks { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
long 
The total number of ticks in the duration. 
Exceptions
Type 
Condition 
OverflowException 
The number of ticks cannot be represented a signed 64bit integer. 
See Also
Days
Gets the whole number of standard (24 hour) days within this duration. This is truncated towards zero;
for example, "1.75 days" and "1.75 days" would have results of 1 and 1 respectively.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
Property Value
Type 
Description 
int 
The whole number of days in the duration 
Epsilon
Gets a
Duration value equal to 1 nanosecond; the smallest amount by which an instant can vary.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Epsilon { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A duration representing 1 nanosecond. 
Hours
The hour component of this duration, in the range [23, 23], truncated towards zero.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public int Hours { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
int 
The hour component of the duration, within the day. 
MaxValue
Gets the maximum value supported by
Duration.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration MaxValue { get; }
Property Value
Milliseconds
Gets the subsecond component of this duration, expressed in milliseconds, in the range [999, 999] and truncated towards zero.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public int Milliseconds { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
int 
The subsecond component of the duration, in milliseconds. 
MinValue
Gets the minimum (largest negative) value supported by
Duration.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration MinValue { get; }
Property Value
Minutes
The minute component of this duration, in the range [59, 59], truncated towards zero.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public int Minutes { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
int 
The minute component of the duration, within the hour. 
NanosecondOfDay
Gets the number of nanoseconds within the day of this duration. For negative durations, this
will be negative (or zero).
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public long NanosecondOfDay { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
long 
The number of nanoseconds within the day of this duration. 
Seconds
Gets the second component of this duration, in the range [59, 59], truncated towards zero.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public int Seconds { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
int 
The second component of the duration, within the minute. 
SubsecondNanoseconds
Gets the subsecond component of this duration, expressed in nanoseconds, in the range [999999999, 999999999].
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public int SubsecondNanoseconds { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
int 
The subsecond component of the duration, in nanoseconds. 
SubsecondTicks
Gets the subsecond component of this duration, expressed in ticks, in the range [9999999, 9999999] and truncated towards zero.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public int SubsecondTicks { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
int 
The subsecond component of the duration, in ticks. 
TotalDays
Gets the total number of days in this duration, as a
double.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public double TotalDays { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
double 
The total number of days in this duration. 
TotalHours
Gets the total number of hours in this duration, as a
double.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public double TotalHours { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
double 
The total number of hours in this duration. 
TotalMilliseconds
Gets the total number of milliseconds in this duration, as a
double.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public double TotalMilliseconds { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
double 
The total number of milliseconds in this duration. 
TotalMinutes
Gets the total number of minutes in this duration, as a
double.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public double TotalMinutes { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
double 
The total number of minutes in this duration. 
TotalNanoseconds
Gets the total number of nanoseconds in this duration, as a
double.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public double TotalNanoseconds { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
double 
This duration as a number of nanoseconds, represented as a Double . 
TotalSeconds
Gets the total number of seconds in this duration, as a
double.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public double TotalSeconds { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
double 
The total number of seconds in this duration. 
TotalTicks
Gets the total number of ticks in this duration, as a
double.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public double TotalTicks { get; }
Property Value
Type 
Description 
double 
The total number of ticks in this duration. 
See Also
Zero
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Zero { get; }
Property Value
Methods
Add(Duration, Duration)
Adds one duration to another. Friendly alternative to operator+()
.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Add(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the sum of the given values. 
AddSchema(XmlSchemaSet)
Adds the XML schema type describing the structure of the
Duration XML serialization to the given
xmlSchemaSet
.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static XmlQualifiedName AddSchema(XmlSchemaSet xmlSchemaSet)
Parameters
Returns
Type 
Description 
XmlQualifiedName 
The qualified name of the schema type that was added to the xmlSchemaSet . 
CompareTo(Duration)
Implementation of
CompareTo(T) to compare two durations.
See the type documentation for a description of ordering semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public int CompareTo(Duration other)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
other 
An object to compare with this object. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
int 
A 32bit signed integer that indicates the relative order of the objects being compared.
The return value has the following meanings:
Value  Meaning 

< 0  This object is less than the other parameter.  0  This object is equal to other .  > 0  This object is greater than other . 

Divide(Duration, Duration)
Divides one duration by another. Friendly alternative to operator/()
.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static double Divide(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
double 
The double representing the result of dividing left by
right . 
Divide(Duration, double)
Divides a duration by a
double. Friendly alternative to
operator/()
.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Divide(Duration left, double right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
double 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the result of dividing left by
right . 
Divide(Duration, long)
Divides a duration by an
long. Friendly alternative to
operator/()
.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Divide(Duration left, long right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
long 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the result of dividing left by
right . 
Equals(Duration)
Indicates whether the current object is equal to another object of the same type.
See the type documentation for a description of equality semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public bool Equals(Duration other)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
other 
An object to compare with this object. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
bool 
true if the current object is equal to the other parameter;
otherwise, false. 
Equals(object?)
Determines whether the specified
object is equal to this instance.
See the type documentation for a description of equality semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public override bool Equals(object? obj)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
object 
obj 
The object to compare with this instance. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
bool 
true if the specified object is equal to this instance;
otherwise, false . 
Overrides
FromDays(double)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of days, assuming a 'standard' 24hour
day.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromDays(double days)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
double 
days 
The number of days. 
Returns
FromDays(int)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of days, assuming a 'standard' 24hour
day.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromDays(int days)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
int 
days 
The number of days. 
Returns
Sample snippet
using NodaTime;
using System;
Duration duration = Duration.FromDays(5);
Console.WriteLine(duration.Days);
Console.WriteLine(duration.ToString());
Output:
5
5:00:00:00
FromHours(double)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of hours.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromHours(double hours)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
double 
hours 
The number of hours. 
Returns
Sample snippet
using NodaTime;
using System;
Duration duration = Duration.FromHours(1.5);
Console.WriteLine(duration.Hours);
Console.WriteLine(duration.TotalHours);
Console.WriteLine(duration.TotalMinutes);
Console.WriteLine(duration.ToString());
Output:
1
1.5
90
0:01:30:00
FromHours(int)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of hours.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromHours(int hours)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
int 
hours 
The number of hours. 
Returns
FromMilliseconds(double)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of milliseconds.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromMilliseconds(double milliseconds)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
double 
milliseconds 
The number of milliseconds. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A Duration representing the given number of milliseconds. 
FromMilliseconds(long)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of milliseconds.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromMilliseconds(long milliseconds)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
long 
milliseconds 
The number of milliseconds. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A Duration representing the given number of milliseconds. 
Sample snippet
using NodaTime;
using System;
Duration duration = Duration.FromMilliseconds(600);
Console.WriteLine(duration.Milliseconds);
Console.WriteLine(duration.TotalSeconds);
Console.WriteLine(duration.ToString());
Output:
600
0.6
0:00:00:00.6
FromMinutes(double)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of minutes.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromMinutes(double minutes)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
double 
minutes 
The number of minutes. 
Returns
FromMinutes(long)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of minutes.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromMinutes(long minutes)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
long 
minutes 
The number of minutes. 
Returns
Sample snippet
using NodaTime;
using System;
Duration duration = Duration.FromMinutes(50);
Console.WriteLine(duration.Minutes);
Console.WriteLine(duration.ToString());
Output:
50
0:00:50:00
FromNanoseconds(double)
Converts a number of nanoseconds expressed as a
double into a duration. Any fractional
parts of the value are truncated towards zero.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromNanoseconds(double nanoseconds)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
double 
nanoseconds 
The number of nanoseconds to represent. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A duration with the given number of nanoseconds. 
FromNanoseconds(Int128)
Converts a number of nanoseconds expressed as an
Int128 into a duration.
Since unstable
Availability net8.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromNanoseconds(Int128 nanoseconds)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Int128 
nanoseconds 
The number of nanoseconds to represent. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A duration with the given number of nanoseconds. 
FromNanoseconds(long)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of nanoseconds.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromNanoseconds(long nanoseconds)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
long 
nanoseconds 
The number of nanoseconds. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A Duration representing the given number of nanoseconds. 
Sample snippet
using NodaTime;
using System;
Duration duration = Duration.FromNanoseconds(1_000_000_000);
Console.WriteLine(duration.TotalNanoseconds);
Console.WriteLine(duration.TotalSeconds);
Console.WriteLine(duration.ToString());
Output:
1000000000
1
0:00:00:01
FromNanoseconds(BigInteger)
Converts a number of nanoseconds expressed as a
BigInteger into a duration.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromNanoseconds(BigInteger nanoseconds)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
BigInteger 
nanoseconds 
The number of nanoseconds to represent. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A duration with the given number of nanoseconds. 
FromSeconds(double)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of seconds.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromSeconds(double seconds)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
double 
seconds 
The number of seconds. 
Returns
FromSeconds(long)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of seconds.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromSeconds(long seconds)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
long 
seconds 
The number of seconds. 
Returns
Sample snippet
using NodaTime;
using System;
Duration duration = Duration.FromSeconds(42);
Console.WriteLine(duration.Seconds);
Console.WriteLine(duration.ToString());
Output:
42
0:00:00:42
FromTicks(double)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of ticks.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromTicks(double ticks)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
double 
ticks 
The number of ticks. 
Returns
FromTicks(long)
Returns a
Duration that represents the given number of ticks.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromTicks(long ticks)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
long 
ticks 
The number of ticks. 
Returns
Sample snippet
using NodaTime;
using System;
Duration duration = Duration.FromTicks(10_000_000);
Console.WriteLine(duration.TotalTicks);
Console.WriteLine(duration.TotalSeconds);
Console.WriteLine(duration.ToString());
Output:
10000000
1
0:00:00:01
FromTimeSpan(TimeSpan)
Returns a
Duration that represents the same number of ticks as the
given
TimeSpan.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration FromTimeSpan(TimeSpan timeSpan)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
TimeSpan 
timeSpan 
The TimeSpan value to convert 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration with the same number of ticks as the given TimeSpan. 
Sample snippet
using NodaTime;
using System;
Duration duration = Duration.FromTimeSpan(TimeSpan.FromHours(3));
Console.WriteLine(duration.Hours);
Console.WriteLine(duration.ToString());
Output:
3
0:03:00:00
GetHashCode()
Returns a hash code for this instance.
See the type documentation for a description of equality semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public override int GetHashCode()
Returns
Type 
Description 
int 
A hash code for this instance, suitable for use in hashing algorithms and data
structures like a hash table. 
Overrides
Max(Duration, Duration)
Returns the larger duration of the given two.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Max(Duration x, Duration y)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
x 
The first duration to compare. 
Duration 
y 
The second duration to compare. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
The larger duration of x or y . 
Min(Duration, Duration)
Returns the smaller duration of the given two.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Min(Duration x, Duration y)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
x 
The first duration to compare. 
Duration 
y 
The second duration to compare. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
The smaller duration of x or y . 
Minus(Duration)
Returns the result of subtracting another duration from this one, for a fluent alternative to operator()
.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public Duration Minus(Duration other)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
other 
The duration to subtract 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the result of the subtraction. 
Multiply(Duration, double)
Multiplies a duration by a number. Friendly alternative to operator*()
.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Multiply(Duration left, double right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
double 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the product of the given values. 
Multiply(Duration, long)
Multiplies a duration by a number. Friendly alternative to operator*()
.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Multiply(Duration left, long right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
long 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the product of the given values. 
Multiply(double, Duration)
Multiplies a duration by a number. Friendly alternative to operator*()
.
Since unstable
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Multiply(double left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
double 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the product of the given values. 
Multiply(long, Duration)
Multiplies a duration by a number. Friendly alternative to operator*()
.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Multiply(long left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
long 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the product of the given values. 
Negate(Duration)
Implements a friendly alternative to the unary negation operator.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Negate(Duration duration)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
duration 
Duration to negate 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
The negative value of this duration 
Plus(Duration)
Returns the result of adding another duration to this one, for a fluent alternative to operator+()
.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public Duration Plus(Duration other)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
other 
The duration to add 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the result of the addition. 
Subtract(Duration, Duration)
Subtracts one duration from another. Friendly alternative to operator()
.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration Subtract(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the difference of the given values. 
ToBigIntegerNanoseconds()
Conversion to a
BigInteger number of nanoseconds, as a convenient builtin numeric
type which can always represent values in the range we need.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public BigInteger ToBigIntegerNanoseconds()
Returns
Type 
Description 
BigInteger 
This duration as a number of nanoseconds, represented as a BigInteger . 
ToInt128Nanoseconds()
Conversion to a
Int128 number of nanoseconds, as a convenient builtin numeric
type which can always represent values in the range we need.
Since unstable
Availability net8.0
Declaration
public Int128 ToInt128Nanoseconds()
Returns
Type 
Description 
Int128 
This duration as a number of nanoseconds, represented as a BigInteger . 
ToInt64Nanoseconds()
Conversion to an
long number of nanoseconds. This will fail if the number of nanoseconds is
out of the range of
Int64
, which is approximately 292 years (positive or negative).
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public long ToInt64Nanoseconds()
Returns
Type 
Description 
long 
This duration as a number of nanoseconds, represented as an Int64 . 
Exceptions
Type 
Condition 
OverflowException 
The number of nanoseconds is outside the representable range. 
ToString()
Returns a
string that represents this instance.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public override string ToString()
Returns
Type 
Description 
string 
The value of the current instance in the default format pattern ("o"), using the current thread's
culture to obtain a format provider. 
Overrides
Formats the value of the current instance using the specified pattern.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public string ToString(string? patternText, IFormatProvider? formatProvider)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
string 
patternText 
The string specifying the pattern to use,
or null to use the default format pattern ("o"). 
IFormatProvider 
formatProvider 
The IFormatProvider to use when formatting the value,
or null to use the current thread's culture to obtain a format provider. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
string 
A string containing the value of the current instance in the specified format. 
ToTimeSpan()
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public TimeSpan ToTimeSpan()
Returns
Type 
Description 
TimeSpan 
A new TimeSpan with the same number of ticks as this Duration. 
Exceptions
Type 
Condition 
OverflowException 
The number of ticks cannot be represented a signed 64bit integer. 
Operators
operator +(Duration, Duration)
Implements the operator + (addition).
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration operator +(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the sum of the given values. 
operator /(Duration, Duration)
Implements the operator / (division) to divide one duration by another.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static double operator /(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
double 
The double representing the result of dividing left by
right . 
operator /(Duration, double)
Implements the operator / (division) to divide a duration by a
double.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration operator /(Duration left, double right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
double 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the result of dividing left by
right . 
operator /(Duration, long)
Implements the operator / (division) to divide a duration by an
long.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration operator /(Duration left, long right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
long 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the result of dividing left by
right . 
operator ==(Duration, Duration)
Implements the operator == (equality).
See the type documentation for a description of equality semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static bool operator ==(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
bool 
true if values are equal to each other, otherwise false . 
operator >(Duration, Duration)
Implements the operator > (greater than).
See the type documentation for a description of ordering semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static bool operator >(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
bool 
true if the left value is greater than the right value, otherwise false . 
operator >=(Duration, Duration)
Implements the operator >= (greater than or equal).
See the type documentation for a description of ordering semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static bool operator >=(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
bool 
true if the left value is greater than or equal to the right value, otherwise false . 
operator !=(Duration, Duration)
Implements the operator != (inequality).
See the type documentation for a description of equality semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static bool operator !=(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
bool 
true if values are not equal to each other, otherwise false . 
operator <(Duration, Duration)
Implements the operator < (less than).
See the type documentation for a description of ordering semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static bool operator <(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
bool 
true if the left value is less than the right value, otherwise false . 
operator <=(Duration, Duration)
Implements the operator <= (less than or equal).
See the type documentation for a description of ordering semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static bool operator <=(Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
bool 
true if the left value is less than or equal to the right value, otherwise false . 
operator *(Duration, double)
Implements the operator * (multiplication).
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration operator *(Duration left, double right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
double 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the result of multiplying left by
right . 
operator *(Duration, long)
Implements the operator * (multiplication).
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration operator *(Duration left, long right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
long 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the result of multiplying left by
right . 
operator *(double, Duration)
Implements the operator * (multiplication).
Since unstable
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration operator *(double left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
double 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the result of multiplying left by
right . 
operator *(long, Duration)
Implements the operator * (multiplication).
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration operator *(long left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
long 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the result of multiplying left by
right . 
operator (Duration, Duration)
Implements the operator  (subtraction).
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration operator (Duration left, Duration right)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
left 
The left hand side of the operator. 
Duration 
right 
The right hand side of the operator. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
A new Duration representing the difference of the given values. 
operator (Duration)
Implements the unary negation operator.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
public static Duration operator (Duration duration)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
Duration 
duration 
Duration to negate 
Returns
Type 
Description 
Duration 
The negative value of this duration 
Explicit Interface Implementations
IComparable.CompareTo(object?)
Implementation of
CompareTo(object) to compare two durations.
See the type documentation for a description of ordering semantics.
Since 2.4.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
int IComparable.CompareTo(object? obj)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
object 
obj 
The object to compare this value with. 
Returns
Type 
Description 
int 
The result of comparing this instant with another one; see CompareTo(Duration) for general details.
If obj is null, this method returns a value greater than 0. 
Exceptions
IXmlSerializable.GetSchema()
This method is reserved and should not be used. When implementing the
IXmlSerializable
interface, you should return
null (
Nothing
in Visual Basic) from this method, and instead, if specifying a custom schema is required, apply the
XmlSchemaProviderAttribute to the class.
Since unstable
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
XmlSchema IXmlSerializable.GetSchema()
Returns
IXmlSerializable.ReadXml(XmlReader)
Generates an object from its XML representation.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
void IXmlSerializable.ReadXml(XmlReader reader)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
XmlReader 
reader 
The XmlReader stream from which the object is deserialized. 
IXmlSerializable.WriteXml(XmlWriter)
Converts an object into its XML representation.
Since 3.1.x
Availability net6.0, net8.0, netstandard2.0
Declaration
void IXmlSerializable.WriteXml(XmlWriter writer)
Parameters
Type 
Name 
Description 
XmlWriter 
writer 
The XmlWriter stream to which the object is serialized. 
Implements