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Directory.GetDirectories Method (String)

Gets the names of subdirectories (including their paths) in the specified directory.

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

public static string[] GetDirectories(
	string path
)

Parameters

path
Type: System.String
The path for which an array of subdirectory names is returned.

Return Value

Type: System.String []
An array of type String containing the names of subdirectories in path.

ExceptionCondition
UnauthorizedAccessException

The caller does not have the required permission.

ArgumentException

path is a zero-length string, contains only white space, or contains one or more invalid characters.

ArgumentNullException

path is null.

PathTooLongException

The specified path, file name, or both exceed the system-defined maximum length. For example, on Windows-based platforms, paths must be less than 248 characters and file names must be less than 260 characters.

IOException

path is a file name.

DirectoryNotFoundException

The specified path is invalid (for example, it is on an unmapped drive).

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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