FileDialog.CheckFileExists Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the dialog box displays a warning if the user specifies a file name that does not exist.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public virtual bool CheckFileExists { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the dialog box displays a warning if the user specifies a file name that does not exist; otherwise, false. The default value is false.

The default value is true for an inheriting OpenFileDialog and false for an inheriting SaveFileDialog.

.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

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