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Creates all directories and subdirectories as specified by path.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Public Shared Function CreateDirectory ( _ path As String _ ) As DirectoryInfo
public static DirectoryInfo CreateDirectory( string path )
The directory path to create.
The directory specified by path is read-only.
The caller does not have the required permission.
path is a zero-length string, contains only white space, or contains one or more invalid characters.
path is prefixed with, or contains only a colon character (:).
path is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
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 is invalid (for example, it is on an unmapped drive).
path contains a colon character (:) that is not part of a drive label ("C:\").
This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.
Windows Phone OS
Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0