PathTooLongException Class

PathTooLongException Class

 

The exception that is thrown when a path or file name is longer than the system-defined maximum length.

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

System.Object
  System.Exception
    System.SystemException
      System.IO.IOException
        System.IO.PathTooLongException

<SerializableAttribute>
<ComVisibleAttribute(True)>
Public Class PathTooLongException
	Inherits IOException

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodPathTooLongException()

Initializes a new instance of the PathTooLongException class with its HRESULT set to COR_E_PATHTOOLONG.

System_CAPS_protmethodPathTooLongException(SerializationInfo, StreamingContext)

Initializes a new instance of the PathTooLongException class with the specified serialization and context information.

System_CAPS_pubmethodPathTooLongException(String)

Initializes a new instance of the PathTooLongException class with its message string set to message and its HRESULT set to COR_E_PATHTOOLONG.

System_CAPS_pubmethodPathTooLongException(String, Exception)

Initializes a new instance of the PathTooLongException class with a specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyData

Gets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHelpLink

Gets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHResult

Gets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyInnerException

Gets the Exception instance that caused the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyMessage

Gets a message that describes the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertySource

Gets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyStackTrace

Gets a string representation of the immediate frames on the call stack.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyTargetSite

Gets the method that throws the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetBaseException()

When overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetObjectData(SerializationInfo, StreamingContext)

When overridden in a derived class, sets the SerializationInfo with information about the exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the runtime type of the current instance.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Creates and returns a string representation of the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_proteventSerializeObjectState

Occurs when an exception is serialized to create an exception state object that contains serialized data about the exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

PathTooLongException uses the HRESULT COR_E_PATHTOOLONG, which has the value 0x800700CE.

If your code does not have PathDiscovery permission, the error message for this exception may contain only file or directory names instead of full paths.

Full paths must not exceed 260 characters to maintain compatibility with Windows operating systems. For more information about this restriction, see the entry Long Paths in .NET in the BCL Team blog.

System_CAPS_noteNote

This exception is not included in the .NET for Windows Store apps or the , but it is thrown by some members that are. To catch the exception in that case, write a catch statement for IOException instead.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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