GetFileAsync method

IStorageFolder.GetFileAsync method

Gets the specified file from the current folder.

Syntax


Function GetFileAsync(
  name As String 
) As IAsyncOperation(Of StorageFile)

Parameters

name

Type: System.String [.NET] | Platform::String [C++]

The name (or path relative to the current folder) of the file to retrieve.

Return value

Type: IAsyncOperation<StorageFile>

When this method completes successfully, it returns a StorageFile that represents the file.

Remarks

If you simply want to get a file in your app, see the GetFileAsync method of the StorageFolder class.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal, introduced version 10.0.10240.0

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.Storage
Windows::Storage [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.Storage
Windows::Storage [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

IStorageFolder
StorageFolder.GetFileAsync

 

 

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