OpenFileDialog.InitialDirectory Property

Gets or sets the directory displayed when the dialog starts.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Property InitialDirectory As String
public string InitialDirectory { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The directory displayed when the dialog starts. The default is an empty string.

Exceptions

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

The directory specified is not a valid file path.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5

Platforms

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