SearchOption Enumeration

Note: This enumeration is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Specifies whether to search all or only top-level directories.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO
Assembly: Microsoft.VisualBasic (in microsoft.visualbasic.dll)

public enum SearchOption
public enum SearchOption
public enum SearchOption

 Member nameDescription
SearchAllSubDirectoriesSearch the specified directory and all subdirectories within it. Default. 
SearchTopLevelOnlySearch only the specified directory and exclude subdirectories. 

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic SearchOption Enumeration.

This enumeration is used with the My.Computer.FileSystem.GetFiles Method, My.Computer.FileSystem.GetDirectories Method, and My.Computer.FileSystem.FindInFiles Method.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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

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