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FileSystemInfo.Name Property

For files, gets the name of the file. For directories, gets the name of the last directory in the hierarchy if a hierarchy exists. Otherwise, the Name property gets the name of the directory.

[Visual Basic]
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property Name As String
[C#]
public abstract string Name {get;}
[C++]
public: __property virtual String* get_Name() = 0;
[JScript]
public abstract function get Name() : String;

Property Value

A string that is the name of the parent directory, the name of the last directory in the hierarchy, or the name of a file, including the file name extension.

Remarks

For a directory, Name returns only the name of the parent directory, such as Dir, not c:\Dir. For a subdirectory, Name returns only the name of the subdirectory, such as Sub1, not c:\Dir\Sub1.

For a file, Name returns only the file name and file name extension, such as MyFile.txt, not c:\Dir\Myfile.txt.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

FileSystemInfo Class | FileSystemInfo Members | System.IO Namespace | Working with I/O | Reading Text from a File | Writing Text to a File

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