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DeleteDirectoryOption Enumeration

Specifies what should be done when a directory that is to be deleted contains files or directories.

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

public enum DeleteDirectoryOption

Member nameDescription
ThrowIfDirectoryNonEmptyThrow an IOException if the directory is not empty. The Data property of the exception lists the file(s) that could not be deleted.
DeleteAllContentsDelete the contents of the directory along with the directory. Default.

This enumeration is used with the DeleteDirectory method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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