GetFilesAsync(CommonFileQuery) method
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IStorageFolderQueryOperations.GetFilesAsync(CommonFileQuery) method

Retrieves a list of files based on the specified query (shallow enumeration). This returns a snapshot of the files at a point in time and does not allow you to keep track of changes through events.

Syntax


Function GetFilesAsync(
  query As CommonFileQuery 
) As IAsyncOperation(Of IReadOnlyList)

Parameters

query

Type: CommonFileQuery

The type of file query to perform.

Return value

Type: IAsyncOperation<IVectorView>

When this method completes successfully, it returns a list (type IVectorView) of files that are represented by StorageFile objects.

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.Search
Windows::Storage::Search [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 10 Mobile

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

IStorageFolderQueryOperations interface
IStorageFolderQueryOperations.GetFilesAsync methods
IStorageFolderQueryOperations.GetFilesAsync(CommonFileQuery, UInt32, UInt32)
Windows.Foundation.IVectorView interface
Windows.Storage.StorageFile class

 

 

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