DirectoryInfo Constructor

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Initializes a new instance of the DirectoryInfo class.

Namespace: System.IO
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Syntax

Public Sub New ( _
    path As String _
)
public DirectoryInfo(
    string path
)

Parameters

  • path
    Type: System..::.String
    A string specifying the path on which to create the DirectoryInfo.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

path is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

ArgumentException

path contains invalid characters such as ", <, >, or |.

PathTooLongException

The specified path, file name, or both exceed the system-defined maximum length. For example, on Windows-based platforms, paths must be less than 248 characters, and file names must be less than 260 characters. The specified path, file name, or both are too long.

Remarks

Version Notes

Windows Phone

This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

DirectoryInfo Class

System.IO Namespace