_Assembly.GetFile Method

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the GetFile method.

This method is not CLS-compliant.  

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

FileStream GetFile (
	string name
FileStream GetFile (
	String name
function GetFile (
	name : String
) : FileStream
Not applicable.



The name of the specified file. Do not include the path to the file.

Return Value

A FileStream for the specified file, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the file is not found.

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code, and should not be called from managed code.

The GetFile method gets a FileStream for the specified file in the file table of the manifest of this assembly.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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