DirectoryInfo.GetFileSystemInfos Method (String)

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Retrieves an array of strongly typed FileSystemInfo objects representing the files and subdirectories matching the specified search criteria.

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

Syntax

Public Function GetFileSystemInfos ( _
    searchPattern As String _
) As FileSystemInfo()
public FileSystemInfo[] GetFileSystemInfos(
    string searchPattern
)

Parameters

  • searchPattern
    Type: System..::.String
    The search string, such as "System*", used to search for all directories beginning with the word "System".

Return Value

Type: array<System.IO..::.FileSystemInfo>[]()[]
An array of strongly typed FileSystemInfo objects matching the search criteria.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

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

DirectoryNotFoundException

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

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Platforms

Windows Phone

See Also

Reference

DirectoryInfo Class

GetFileSystemInfos Overload

System.IO Namespace