Specifies whether to search the current directory, or the current directory and all subdirectories.
Member name Description TopDirectoryOnly Includes only the current directory in a search. AllDirectories Includes the current directory and all the subdirectories in a search operation. This option includes reparse points like mounted drives and symbolic links in the search.
If you choose
in your search and the directory structure contains a link that creates a loop, the search operation enters an infinite loop. AllDirectories
The following code example lists all of the directories and files that begin with the letter "c" in "c:\". In this example, the
is used to specify not to search all subdirectories. SearchOption
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Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
.NET Framework Client Profile
Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
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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