SearchPathCollection.ResolveFile(String) method [SDM] 

SDM Reference


Finds the specified file in the search path and returns the file's fully qualified path. If the file name includes environmental variables, they are expanded.

public String ResolveFile(
  String filename );
Public Function ResolveFile( _
  ByVal filename As String _
) As String


  • filename
    Name of file to search for.

Return Values

The fully-qualified path of the specified file. If the file is not found, it throws a FileNotFoundException.



Defined in Microsoft.SystemDefinitionModel.Tools.


Requires SdmCompile (in SdmCompile.dll).

.NET Framework

Requires .NET Framework 2.0.

See Also

Microsoft.SystemDefinitionModel.Tools, SearchPathCollection

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