Name Property

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For files, gets the name of the file. For directories, gets the name of the last directory in the hierarchy if a hierarchy exists. Otherwise, the Name property gets the name of the directory.

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

public abstract string Name { get; }

Property Value

Type: System..::..String
A string that is the name of the parent directory, the name of the last directory in the hierarchy, or the name of a file, including the file name extension.

For a directory, Name returns only the name of the parent directory, such as Dir, not c:\Dir. For a subdirectory, Name returns only the name of the subdirectory, such as Sub1, not c:\Dir\Sub1.

For a file, Name returns only the file name and file name extension, such as MyFile.txt, not c:\Dir\Myfile.txt.

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