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The period/era string can be displayed in a single format using the letter "g". The letter "g" must be lowercase. If you include the gg in a date string that does not have any associated Era string, the gg is ignored.




Gregorian dates are used. Does nothing if Gregorian is value of iCalendarType


Period/era string. This is used by Windows to calculate the year when an optional calendar is selected. See iCalendarType for optional Calendars.