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DeleteDirectoryOption Enumeration

Specifies what should be done when a directory that is to be deleted contains files or directories.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public enum DeleteDirectoryOption

Member nameDescription
DeleteAllContentsDelete the contents of the directory along with the directory. Default.
ThrowIfDirectoryNonEmptyThrow an IOException if the directory is not empty. The Data property of the exception lists the file(s) that could not be deleted.

This enumeration is used with the DeleteDirectory method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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