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Path.GetFileNameWithoutExtension Method

Returns the file name of the specified path string without the extension.

Namespace:  System.IO
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function GetFileNameWithoutExtension ( _
	path As String _
) As String

Parameters

path
Type: System.String

The path of the file.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The string returned by GetFileName, minus the last period (.) and all characters following it.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

path contains one or more of the invalid characters defined in GetInvalidPathChars.

This method does not verify that the path or file name exists.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

The following code example demonstrates a use of the GetFileNameWithoutExtension method.

Dim fileName As String = "C:\mydir\myfile.ext" 
Dim pathname As String = "C:\mydir\" 
Dim result As String

result = Path.GetFileNameWithoutExtension(fileName)
Console.WriteLine("GetFileNameWithoutExtension('{0}') returns '{1}'", fileName, result)

result = Path.GetFileName(pathname)
Console.WriteLine("GetFileName('{0}') returns '{1}'", pathname, result)

' This code produces output similar to the following: 

' GetFileNameWithoutExtension('C:\mydir\myfile.ext') returns 'myfile' 
' GetFileName('C:\mydir\') returns ''

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, 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)

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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