Launcher.LaunchFolderPathAsync Method

Definition

Overloads

LaunchFolderPathAsync(String)

Launches File Explorer and displays the contents of the specified folder.

LaunchFolderPathAsync(String, FolderLauncherOptions)

Launches File Explorer with the specified options and displays the contents of the specified folder.

LaunchFolderPathAsync(String)

Launches File Explorer and displays the contents of the specified folder.

public:
 static IAsyncOperation<bool> ^ LaunchFolderPathAsync(Platform::String ^ path);
/// [Windows.Foundation.Metadata.Overload("LaunchFolderPathAsync")]
 static IAsyncOperation<bool> LaunchFolderPathAsync(winrt::hstring const & path);
[Windows.Foundation.Metadata.Overload("LaunchFolderPathAsync")]
public static IAsyncOperation<bool> LaunchFolderPathAsync(string path);
function launchFolderPathAsync(path)
Public Shared Function LaunchFolderPathAsync (path As String) As IAsyncOperation(Of Boolean)

Parameters

path
String

A filepath to the folder to open.

Returns

IAsyncOperation<Boolean>

The result of the operation.

Attributes

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10, version 1809 (introduced in 10.0.17763.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v7.0)

Remarks

This API must be called from within an ASTA thread (also known as a UI thread). This API does not require the calling app to have access to the folder being launched. This API will fail if the path does not point to a folder, or the user does not have access to that folder.

See also

Applies to

LaunchFolderPathAsync(String, FolderLauncherOptions)

Launches File Explorer with the specified options and displays the contents of the specified folder.

public:
 static IAsyncOperation<bool> ^ LaunchFolderPathAsync(Platform::String ^ path, FolderLauncherOptions ^ options);
/// [Windows.Foundation.Metadata.Overload("LaunchFolderPathWithOptionsAsync")]
 static IAsyncOperation<bool> LaunchFolderPathAsync(winrt::hstring const & path, FolderLauncherOptions const & options);
[Windows.Foundation.Metadata.Overload("LaunchFolderPathWithOptionsAsync")]
public static IAsyncOperation<bool> LaunchFolderPathAsync(string path, FolderLauncherOptions options);
function launchFolderPathAsync(path, options)
Public Shared Function LaunchFolderPathAsync (path As String, options As FolderLauncherOptions) As IAsyncOperation(Of Boolean)

Parameters

path
String

A filepath to the folder to open.

options
FolderLauncherOptions

Options that specify the amount of screen space that File Explorer fills, and the list of items to select in the specified folder.

Returns

IAsyncOperation<Boolean>

The result of the operation.

Attributes

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10, version 1809 (introduced in 10.0.17763.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v7.0)

Remarks

This API must be called from within an ASTA thread (also known as a UI thread). This API does not require the calling app to have access to the folder being launched. This API will fail if the path does not point to a folder, or the user does not have access to that folder.

See also

Applies to