Changes the current directory or folder. The My feature gives you better productivity and performance in file I/O operations than the ChDir function. For more information, see CurrentDirectory .
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)
- Type: System.String
Required. A String expression that identifies which directory or folder becomes the new default directory or folder. Path may include the drive. If no drive is specified, ChDir changes the default directory or folder on the current drive.
The ChDir function changes the default directory, but not the default drive. For example, if the default drive is C, the following statement changes the default directory on drive D, but C remains the default drive:
You can make relative directory changes is by typing two periods, as follows:
This example uses the ChDir function to change the current directory or folder.
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.