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FileSystemWatcher Methods

The methods of the FileSystemWatcher class are listed here. For a complete list of FileSystemWatcher class members, see the FileSystemWatcher Members topic.

Public Methods

public methodBeginInit Begins the initialization of a FileSystemWatcher used on a form or used by another component. The initialization occurs at run time.
public methodCreateObjRef (inherited from MarshalByRefObject) Creates an object that contains all the relevant information required to generate a proxy used to communicate with a remote object.
public methodDispose (inherited from Component) Overloaded. Releases the resources used by the Component.
public methodEndInit Ends the initialization of a FileSystemWatcher used on a form or used by another component. The initialization occurs at run time.
public methodEquals (inherited from Object) Overloaded. Determines whether two Object instances are equal.
public methodGetHashCode (inherited from Object) Serves as a hash function for a particular type, suitable for use in hashing algorithms and data structures like a hash table.
public methodGetLifetimeService (inherited from MarshalByRefObject) Retrieves the current lifetime service object that controls the lifetime policy for this instance.
public methodGetType (inherited from Object) Gets the Type of the current instance.
public methodInitializeLifetimeService (inherited from MarshalByRefObject) Obtains a lifetime service object to control the lifetime policy for this instance.
public methodToString (inherited from Object) Returns a String that represents the current Object.
public methodWaitForChanged Overloaded. A synchronous method that returns a structure that contains specific information on the change that occurred.

Protected Methods

protected methodDispose Overloaded. Overridden. See Component.Dispose.
protected methodFinalize (inherited from Component) Overridden. Releases unmanaged resources and performs other cleanup operations before the Component is reclaimed by garbage collection.

In C# and C++, finalizers are expressed using destructor syntax.

protected methodGetService (inherited from Component) Returns an object that represents a service provided by the Component or by its Container.
protected methodMemberwiseClone (inherited from Object) Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.
protected methodOnChanged Raises the Changed event.
protected methodOnCreated Raises the Created event.
protected methodOnDeleted Raises the Deleted event.
protected methodOnError Raises the Error event.
protected methodOnRenamed Raises the Renamed event.

See Also

FileSystemWatcher Class | System.IO Namespace

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