Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO Namespace

The Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO namespace contains types that support the My file system object in Visual Basic.

Classes

FileSystem

Provides properties and methods for working with drives, files, and directories.

MalformedLineException

The exception that is thrown when the ReadFields() method cannot parse a row using the specified format.

SpecialDirectories

Provides properties for accessing commonly referenced directories.

TextFieldParser

Provides methods and properties for parsing structured text files.

Enums

DeleteDirectoryOption

Specifies what should be done when a directory that is to be deleted contains files or directories.

FieldType

Indicates whether text fields are delimited or fixed width.

RecycleOption

Specifies whether a file should be deleted permanently or placed in the Recycle Bin.

SearchOption

Specifies whether to search all or only top-level directories.

UICancelOption

Specifies whether an exception is thrown if the user clicks Cancel during an operation.

UIOption

Specifies which dialog boxes to show when copying, deleting, or moving files or directories.

Remarks

For more information about the My system object, see FileSystem.