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FileSystemWatcher Members

Listens to the file system change notifications and raises events when a directory, or file in a directory, changes.

The following tables list the members exposed by the FileSystemWatcher type.

  Name Description
Public method FileSystemWatcher Overloaded. Initializes a new instance of the FileSystemWatcher class.
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(see also Protected Properties )
  Name Description
Public property Container  Gets the IContainer that contains the Component.(inherited from Component)
Public property EnableRaisingEvents Gets or sets a value indicating whether the component is enabled.
Public property Filter Gets or sets the filter string used to determine what files are monitored in a directory.
Public property IncludeSubdirectories Gets or sets a value indicating whether subdirectories within the specified path should be monitored.
Public property InternalBufferSize Gets or sets the size of the internal buffer.
Public property NotifyFilter Gets or sets the type of changes to watch for.
Public property Path Gets or sets the path of the directory to watch.
Public property Site Overridden. Gets or sets an ISite for the FileSystemWatcher.
Public property SynchronizingObject Gets or sets the object used to marshal the event handler calls issued as a result of a directory change.
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  Name Description
Protected property CanRaiseEvents  Gets a value indicating whether the component can raise an event.(inherited from Component)
Protected property DesignMode  Gets a value that indicates whether the Component is currently in design mode.(inherited from Component)
Protected property Events  Gets the list of event handlers that are attached to this Component.(inherited from Component)
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(see also Protected Methods )
  Name Description
Public method BeginInit Begins the initialization of a FileSystemWatcher used on a form or used by another component. The initialization occurs at run time.
Public method CreateObjRef  Creates an object that contains all the relevant information required to generate a proxy used to communicate with a remote object. (inherited from MarshalByRefObject)
Public method Dispose Overloaded. Releases the resources used by the FileSystemWatcher.
Public method EndInit Ends the initialization of a FileSystemWatcher used on a form or used by another component. The initialization occurs at run time.
Public method Equals  Overloaded. Determines whether two Object instances are equal. (inherited from Object)
Public method GetHashCode  Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (inherited from Object)
Public method GetLifetimeService  Retrieves the current lifetime service object that controls the lifetime policy for this instance. (inherited from MarshalByRefObject)
Public method GetType  Gets the Type of the current instance. (inherited from Object)
Public method InitializeLifetimeService  Obtains a lifetime service object to control the lifetime policy for this instance. (inherited from MarshalByRefObject)
Public method Static ReferenceEquals  Determines whether the specified Object instances are the same instance. (inherited from Object)
Public method ToString  Returns a String containing the name of the Component, if any. This method should not be overridden. (inherited from Component)
Public method WaitForChanged Overloaded. A synchronous method that returns a structure that contains specific information on the change that occurred.
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  Name Description
Protected method Dispose Overloaded. Overridden. Releases the resources used by the FileSystemWatcher.
Protected method Finalize  Releases unmanaged resources and performs other cleanup operations before the Component is reclaimed by garbage collection. (inherited from Component)
Protected method GetService  Returns an object that represents a service provided by the Component or by its Container. (inherited from Component)
Protected method MemberwiseClone  Overloaded. (inherited from MarshalByRefObject)
Protected method OnChanged Raises the Changed event.
Protected method OnCreated Raises the Created event.
Protected method OnDeleted Raises the Deleted event.
Protected method OnError Raises the Error event.
Protected method OnRenamed Raises the Renamed event.
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  Name Description
Public event Changed Occurs when a file or directory in the specified Path is changed.
Public event Created Occurs when a file or directory in the specified Path is created.
Public event Deleted Occurs when a file or directory in the specified Path is deleted.
Public event Disposed  Occurs when the component is disposed by a call to the Dispose method. (inherited from Component)
Public event Error Occurs when the internal buffer overflows.
Public event Renamed Occurs when a file or directory in the specified Path is renamed.
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