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CheckFileExists Property

FileDialog.CheckFileExists Property

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

Namespace:  Microsoft.Win32
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public virtual bool CheckFileExists { get; set; }
<object CheckFileExists="bool" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if warnings are displayed; otherwise, false. The default in this base class is false.

The OpenFileDialog class sets this property to true in its constructor.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

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