Provides properties for accessing commonly referenced directories.
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|AllUsersApplicationData||Gets a path name pointing to the Application Data directory for the all users.|
|CurrentUserApplicationData||Gets a path name pointing to the Application Data directory for the current user.|
|Desktop||Gets a path name pointing to the Desktop directory.|
|MyDocuments||Gets a path name pointing to the My Documents directory.|
|MyMusic||Gets a path name pointing to the My Music directory.|
|MyPictures||Gets a path name pointing to the My Pictures directory.|
|ProgramFiles||Gets a path pointing to the Program Files directory.|
|Programs||Gets a path name pointing to the Programs directory.|
|Temp||Gets a path name pointing to the Temp directory.|
|Equals(Object)||Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|Finalize||Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetHashCode||Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|MemberwiseClone||Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)|
If the path for the referenced directory is empty, usually due to the operating system not supporting the directory, a DirectoryNotFoundException exception is thrown.
No backslash (\) appears at the end of the path.
The following table lists examples of tasks involving the My.Computer.FileSystem.SpecialDirectories object.
Read from the MyDocuments directory
Availability by Project Type
Windows Control Library
Web Control Library
The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: Resources. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.
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)
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