NameCollisionOption NameCollisionOption NameCollisionOption NameCollisionOption Enum

Specifies what to do if a file or folder with the specified name already exists in the current folder when you copy, move, or rename a file or folder.

Syntax

Declaration

public enum NameCollisionOptionpublic enum NameCollisionOptionPublic Enum NameCollisionOption

Fields

FailIfExists
FailIfExists
FailIfExists
FailIfExists

Raise an exception of type System.Exception if the file or folder already exists.

Methods that don't explicitly pass a value from the NameCollisionOption enumeration use the FailIfExists value as the default when you try to create, rename, copy, or move a file or folder.

GenerateUniqueName
GenerateUniqueName
GenerateUniqueName
GenerateUniqueName

Automatically append a number to the base of the specified name if the file or folder already exists.

For example, if MyFile.txt already exists, then the new file is named MyFile (2).txt. If MyFolder already exists, then the new folder is named MyFolder (2).

ReplaceExisting
ReplaceExisting
ReplaceExisting
ReplaceExisting

Replace the existing item if the file or folder already exists.

Device family

Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)

Attributes

Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersionAttribute

Details

Assembly

Windows.Storage.dll