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Directory.GetCurrentDirectory Method

Gets the current working directory of the application.

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

public static string GetCurrentDirectory()

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string containing the path of the current working directory.

ExceptionCondition
UnauthorizedAccessException

The caller does not have the required permission.

NotSupportedException

The operating system is Windows CE, which does not have current directory functionality.

Version Notes

Windows Phone

 This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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