FileDialog.InitialDirectory Property

Gets or sets the initial directory that is displayed by a file dialog.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Win32
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public string InitialDirectory { get; set; }
<object InitialDirectory="string" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String that contains the initial directory. The default is Empty.

If there is no initial directory set, this property will contain Empty rather than a null string.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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