FileSystem.DirectoryExists Method (String)

 

Returns True if the specified directory exists.

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

public static bool DirectoryExists(
	string directory
)

Parameters

directory
Type: System.String

Path of the directory.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

True if the directory exists; otherwise False.

This example determines whether the directory C:\backup\logs exists and checks its properties.

If My.Computer.FileSystem.DirectoryExists("C:\backup\logs") Then
    Dim logInfo = My.Computer.FileSystem.GetDirectoryInfo(
        "C:\backup\logs")
End If

FileIOPermission

Controls the ability to access files and folders. Associated enumeration: Unrestricted.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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