DirectoryInfo::Name Property

Gets the name of this DirectoryInfo instance.

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

public:
virtual property String^ Name {
	String^ get () override;
}

Property Value

Type: System::String
The directory name.

This Name property returns only the name of the directory, such as "Bin". To get the full path, such as "c:\public\Bin", use the FullName property.

The Name property of a DirectoryInfo requires no permission (beyond the read permission to the directory necessary to construct the Exists) but can give out the directory name. If it is necessary to hand out a DirectoryInfo to a protected directory with a cryptographically secure name, create a dummy directory for the untrusted code’s use.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

The following example displays the name of the current DirectoryInfo instance only.

using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
int main()
{
   DirectoryInfo^ dir = gcnew DirectoryInfo( "." );
   String^ dirName = dir->Name;
   Console::WriteLine( "DirectoryInfo name is {0}.", dirName );
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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