How to: Enumerate Files in a Directory (C++/CLI)


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The following code example demonstrates how to retrieve a list of the files in a directory. Additionally, the subdirectories are enumerated. The following code example uses the GetFilesGetFiles and GetDirectories methods to display the contents of the C:\Windows directory.

// enum_files.cpp  
// compile with: /clr  
using namespace System;  
using namespace System::IO;  
int main()  
   String^ folder = "C:\\";  
   array<String^>^ dir = Directory::GetDirectories( folder );  
   Console::WriteLine("--== Directories inside '{0}' ==--", folder);  
   for (int i=0; i<dir->Length; i++)  
   array<String^>^ file = Directory::GetFiles( folder );  
   Console::WriteLine("--== Files inside '{0}' ==--", folder);  
   for (int i=0; i<file->Length; i++)  
   return 0;  

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