FileInfo.Directory Property

When it is called by trusted applications, gets an instance of the parent directory.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
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

Platform Notes

Silverlight for Windows Phone Silverlight for Windows Phone

 This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute on Silverlight for Windows Phone, because the attribute was present in Silverlight 3. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

See Also

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