Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO Namespace

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

The Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileIO namespace contains types that support the My file system object in Visual Basic.

For more information about the My system object, see My.Computer.FileSystem Object.

Public classFileSystemProvides properties and methods for working with drives, files, and directories.
Public classMalformedLineExceptionThe exception that is thrown when the ReadFields method cannot parse a row using the specified format.
Public classSpecialDirectoriesProvides properties for accessing commonly referenced directories.
Public classTextFieldParserProvides methods and properties for parsing structured text files.

Public enumerationDeleteDirectoryOptionSpecifies what should be done when a directory that is to be deleted contains files or directories.
Public enumerationFieldTypeIndicates whether text fields are delimited or fixed width.
Public enumerationRecycleOptionSpecifies whether a file should be deleted permanently or placed in the Recycle Bin.
Public enumerationSearchOptionSpecifies whether to search all or only top-level directories.
Public enumerationUICancelOptionSpecifies whether an exception is thrown if the user clicks Cancel during an operation.
Public enumerationUIOptionSpecifies which dialog boxes to show when copying, deleting, or moving files or directories.