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DirectoryInfo.GetDirectories Method (String)

July 28, 2014

Returns an array of directories in the current DirectoryInfo matching the given search criteria.

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

public DirectoryInfo[] GetDirectories(
	string searchPattern
)

Parameters

searchPattern
Type: System.String
The search string, such as "System*", used to search for all directories beginning with the word "System".

Return Value

Type: System.IO.DirectoryInfo []
An array of type DirectoryInfo matching searchPattern.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

searchPattern is null.

DirectoryNotFoundException

The path encapsulated in the DirectoryInfo object is invalid, such as being on an unmapped drive.

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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