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TempFileCollection.AddFile Method

Adds the specified file to the collection, using the specified value indicating whether to keep the file after the collection is disposed or when the Delete method is called.

Namespace:  System.CodeDom.Compiler
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public void AddFile(
	string fileName,
	bool keepFile


Type: System.String
The name of the file to add to the collection.
Type: System.Boolean
true if the file should be kept after use; false if the file should be deleted.


fileName is null or an empty string.


fileName is a duplicate.

The following example shows the use of the AddFile(String, Boolean) method to add a file that is to be kept to the collection. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the TempFileCollection class.

// Name a file in the test directory.
string file2Name = "testDir\\test.txt";
// Add the file to the temp directory and indicate it is to be kept.
tfc.AddFile(file2Name, true);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.