Returns the creation date and time, in coordinated universal time (UTC), of the specified file or directory.
[Visual Basic] Public Shared Function GetCreationTimeUtc( _ ByVal path As String _ ) As DateTime [C#] public static DateTime GetCreationTimeUtc( string path ); [C++] public: static DateTime GetCreationTimeUtc( String* path ); [JScript] public static function GetCreationTimeUtc( path : String ) : DateTime;
- The file or directory for which to obtain creation date and time information.
A DateTime structure set to the creation date and time for the specified file or directory. This value is expressed in UTC time.
|UnauthorizedAccessException||The caller does not have the required permission.|
|ArgumentException||path is a zero-length string, contains only white space, or contains one or more invalid characters as defined by InvalidPathChars.|
|ArgumentNullException||path is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).|
|PathTooLongException||The specified path, file name, or both exceed the system-defined maximum length. For example, on Windows-based platforms, paths must be less than 248 characters, and file names must be less than 260 characters.|
|IOException||path was not found.|
|NotSupportedException||path is in an invalid format.|
The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.
|To do this...||See the example in this topic...|
|Write to a text file.||Writing Text to a File|
|Read from a text file.||Reading Text from a File|
|Append text to a file.||Opening and Appending to a Log File|
|Rename or move a file.||File.Move|
Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family
.NET Framework Security:
- FileIOPermission for reading from the specified file. Associated enumeration: FileIOPermissionAccess.Read