FileInfo.Directory Property

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

Gets an instance of the parent directory.

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

Syntax

Public ReadOnly Property Directory As DirectoryInfo
public DirectoryInfo Directory { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.IO..::.DirectoryInfo
A DirectoryInfo object representing the parent directory of this file.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
DirectoryNotFoundException

The specified path is invalid, such as being on an unmapped drive.

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

Remarks

To get the parent directory as a string, use the DirectoryName property.

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

FileInfo Class

System.IO Namespace