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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 (device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (operating system)

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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