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WatcherChangeTypes Enumeration

Changes that might occur to a file or directory.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

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

[<FlagsAttribute>]
type WatcherChangeTypes

Member nameDescription
AllThe creation, deletion, change, or renaming of a file or folder.
ChangedThe change of a file or folder. The types of changes include: changes to size, attributes, security settings, last write, and last access time.
CreatedThe creation of a file or folder.
DeletedThe deletion of a file or folder.
RenamedThe renaming of a file or folder.

Each WatcherChangeTypes member is associated with an event in FileSystemWatcher. For more information on the events, see Created, Deleted, Changed, and Renamed.

The following example shows how to create a FileSystemWatcher to monitor file changes (creates, deletes, renames, changes) occurring on a disk drive. The example also shows how to properly receive error notifications.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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