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PathTooLongException Class
 

The exception that is thrown when a path or file name is longer than the system-defined maximum length.

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

SystemObject
   SystemException
     SystemSystemException
       System.IOIOException
        System.IOPathTooLongException

[SerializableAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public class PathTooLongException : IOException
[SerializableAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public ref class PathTooLongException : IOException
[<SerializableAttribute>]
[<ComVisibleAttribute(true)>]
type PathTooLongException = 
    class
        inherit IOException
    end
<SerializableAttribute>
<ComVisibleAttribute(True)>
Public Class PathTooLongException
	Inherits IOException
NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethod PathTooLongException

Initializes a new instance of the PathTooLongException class with its HRESULT set to COR_E_PATHTOOLONG.

System_CAPS_protmethod PathTooLongException

Initializes a new instance of the PathTooLongException class with the specified serialization and context information.

System_CAPS_pubmethod PathTooLongException

Initializes a new instance of the PathTooLongException class with its message string set to message and its HRESULT set to COR_E_PATHTOOLONG.

System_CAPS_pubmethod PathTooLongException

Initializes a new instance of the PathTooLongException class with a specified error message and a reference to the inner exception that is the cause of this exception.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets the Exception instance that caused the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets a message that describes the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets a string representation of the immediate frames on the call stack.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty

Gets the method that throws the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethod Equals

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethod Finalize

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetBaseException

When overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetHashCode

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetObjectData

When overridden in a derived class, sets the SerializationInfo with information about the exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetType

Gets the runtime type of the current instance.(Inherited from Exception.)

System_CAPS_protmethod MemberwiseClone

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod ToString

Creates and returns a string representation of the current exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_protevent SerializeObjectState

Occurs when an exception is serialized to create an exception state object that contains serialized data about the exception.(Inherited from Exception.)

PathTooLongException uses the HRESULT COR_E_PATHTOOLONG, which has the value 0x800700CE.

If your code does not have permission, the error message for this exception may contain only file or directory names instead of full paths.

Full paths must not exceed 260 characters to maintain compatibility with Windows operating systems. For more information about this restriction, see the entry Long Paths in .NET in the BCL Team blog.

System_CAPS_noteNote

This exception is not included in the .NET for Windows Store apps or the , but it is thrown by some members that are. To catch the exception in that case, write a catch statement for IOException instead.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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