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FileDialog.FileName Property

Gets or sets a string containing the full path of the file selected in a file dialog.

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

public string FileName { get; set; }
<object FileName="string" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String that is the full path of the file selected in the file dialog. The default is Empty.

If more than one file name is selected (length of FileNames is greater than one) then FileName contains the first selected file name. If no file name is selected, this property contains Empty rather than null.

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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