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Directory.GetFiles Method (String, String)

This member can be used only by trusted applications. If you try to use this member in a partial-trust application, your code will throw a MethodAccessException exception. This member is security-critical, which restricts its use.
[SECURITY CRITICAL]

Returns the names of files in the specified directory that match the specified search pattern.

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

[SecurityCriticalAttribute]
public static string[] GetFiles(
	string path,
	string searchPattern
)

Parameters

path
Type: System.String
The directory to search.
searchPattern
Type: System.String
The search string to match against the names of files in path. The parameter cannot end in two periods ("..") or contain two periods ("..") followed by DirectorySeparatorChar or AltDirectorySeparatorChar, nor can it contain any of the characters.

Return Value

Type: System.String[]
A String array containing the names of files in the specified directory that match the specified search pattern.

Silverlight

Supported in: 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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