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WatcherChangeTypes Enumeration

Changes that might occur to a file or directory.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

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

public enum WatcherChangeTypes

Member nameDescription
CreatedThe creation of a file or folder.
DeletedThe deletion of a file or folder.
ChangedThe change of a file or folder. The types of changes include: changes to size, attributes, security settings, last write, and last access time.
RenamedThe renaming of a file or folder.
AllThe creation, deletion, change, or renaming of a file or folder.

Each WatcherChangeTypes member is associated with an event in FileSystemWatcher. For more information on the events, see Created, Deleted, Changed, and Renamed.

The following example shows how to create a FileSystemWatcher to monitor file changes (creates, deletes, renames, changes) occurring on a disk drive. The example also shows how to properly receive error notifications.

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

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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