This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

FileDialog.CheckFileExists Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the dialog box displays a warning if the user specifies a file name that does not exist.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public virtual bool CheckFileExists { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_CheckFileExists ()

/** @property */
public void set_CheckFileExists (boolean value)

public function get CheckFileExists () : boolean

public function set CheckFileExists (value : boolean)

Property Value

true if the dialog box displays a warning if the user specifies a file name that does not exist; otherwise, false. The default value is false.

The default value is true for an inheriting OpenFileDialog and false for an inheriting SaveFileDialog.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, 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
Show: