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FileSystemInfo.FullName Property

Gets the full path of the directory or file.

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

public virtual string FullName { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_FullName ()

public function get FullName () : String

Property Value

A string containing the full path.

Exception typeCondition

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

For example, for a file c:\NewFile.txt, this property returns "c:\NewFile.txt".

The following table lists examples of other typical or related I/O tasks.

To do this...

See the example in this topic...

Create a text file.

How to: Write Text to a File

Write to a text file.

How to: Write Text to a File

Read from a text file.

How to: Read Text from a File

Sort files in a directory by size.

GetFileSystemInfos

See the files in a directory.

Name

See the subdirectories of a directory.

GetDirectories

GetDirectories

Determine if a file exists.

File.Exists

Determine if a directory exists.

Directory.Exists

Retrieve only the directory name from a path.

GetDirectoryName

Retrieve the file name and extension from a path.

GetFileName

Change the extension of a file.

ChangeExtension

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

Sub DisplayFileSystemInfoAttributes(ByVal fsi As IO.FileSystemInfo)
    ' Assume that this entry is a file.
    Dim entryType As String = "File"

    ' Determine if this entry is really a directory.
    If (fsi.Attributes And FileAttributes.Directory) <> 0 Then
        entryType = "Directory"
    End If

    ' Show this entry's type, name, and creation date.
    Console.WriteLine("{0} entry {1} was created on {2:D}", _
        entryType, fsi.FullName, fsi.CreationTime)
End Sub

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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