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FileSystemInfo.Name Property

For files, gets the name of the file. For directories, gets the name of the last directory in the hierarchy if a hierarchy exists. Otherwise, the Name property gets the name of the directory.

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

public abstract string Name { get; }
/** @property */
public abstract String get_Name ()

public abstract function get Name () : String

Property Value

A string that is the name of the parent directory, the name of the last directory in the hierarchy, or the name of a file, including the file name extension.

For a directory, Name returns only the name of the parent directory, such as Dir, not c:\Dir. For a subdirectory, Name returns only the name of the subdirectory, such as Sub1, not c:\Dir\Sub1.

For a file, Name returns only the file name and file name extension, such as MyFile.txt, not c:\Dir\Myfile.txt.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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