Environment.CurrentDirectory Property

 

Gets or sets the fully qualified path of the current working directory.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

static member CurrentDirectory : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String

A string containing a directory path.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

Attempted to set to an empty string ("").

ArgumentNullException

Attempted to set to null.

IOException

An I/O error occurred.

DirectoryNotFoundException

Attempted to set a local path that cannot be found.

SecurityException

The caller does not have the appropriate permission.

By definition, if this process starts in the root directory of a local or network drive, the value of this property is the drive name followed by a trailing slash (for example, "C:\"). If this process starts in a subdirectory, the value of this property is the drive and subdirectory path, without a trailing slash (for example, "C:\mySubDirectory").

The following example demonstrates setting the CurrentDirectory property.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

SecurityPermission

for writing to files or directories in a set operation. Associated enumeration: SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode

FileIOPermission

for access to the information in the path itself in a get operation. Associated enumeration: FileIOPermissionAccess.PathDiscovery

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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