FileIOPermissionAttribute.ViewAndModify Property

Gets or sets the file or directory in which file data can be viewed and modified.

Namespace:  System.Security.Permissions
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public string ViewAndModify { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The absolute path of the file or directory in which file data can be viewed and modified.


The get accessor is called. The accessor is provided only for C# compiler compatibility.

This property sets the Append, PathDiscovery, Read, and Write properties for a single file or directory. Use additional FileIOPermissionAttribute attributes to specify additional files and directories. The access rights are for file data only; they do not include the access control properties ViewAccessControl and ChangeAccessControl.


The get accessor is provided for C# compiler compatibility. The C# compiler requires attribute properties to be read/write.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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