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DirectoryInfo.EnumerateFiles Method (String)

When it is called by trusted applications, returns an enumerable collection of file information that matches a search pattern.

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

public IEnumerable<FileInfo> EnumerateFiles(
	string searchPattern
)

Parameters

searchPattern
Type: System.String
The search string. The default pattern is "*", which returns all files.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<FileInfo>
An enumerable collection of files that matches searchPattern.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

searchPattern is null.

DirectoryNotFoundException

The path encapsulated in the FileInfo object is invalid, (for example, it is on an unmapped drive).

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

The following wildcard specifiers are permitted in the searchPattern parameter.

Wildcard character

Description

*

Zero or more characters.

?

Exactly one character.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4

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

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