FileSystemEventArgs.ChangeType Property

Gets the type of directory event that occurred.

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

public WatcherChangeTypes ChangeType { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.IO.WatcherChangeTypes
One of the WatcherChangeTypes values that represents the kind of change detected in the file system.

The following example demonstrates the ChangeType property. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the FileSystemEventArgs class.


//  This method is called when a file is created, changed, or deleted.
private static void OnChanged(object source, FileSystemEventArgs e)
{
    //  Show that a file has been created, changed, or deleted.
    WatcherChangeTypes wct = e.ChangeType;
    Console.WriteLine("File {0} {1}", e.FullPath, wct.ToString());
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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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