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DirectoryInfo.GetFiles Method (String)

Returns a file list from the current directory matching the given searchPattern.

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

public FileInfo[] GetFiles(
	string searchPattern
)

Parameters

searchPattern
Type: System.String
The search string, such as "*.txt".

Return Value

Type: System.IO.FileInfo []
An array of type FileInfo.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

searchPattern is null.

DirectoryNotFoundException

The path is invalid, such as being on an unmapped drive.

SecurityException

The caller does not have the required permission.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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