How to use C# Directory Class
Directory class in CSharp exposes methods to create , delete , move etc. operations to directories and subdirectories . Because of the static nature of C# Directory class , we do not have to instantiate the class. We can call the methods in the C# Directory class directly from the Directory class itself.
How to create a directory using Directory class in C# ?
In order to create a new directory using Directory class in C# , we can call CreateDirectory method directly from Directory class.
Syntax : Directory.CreateDirectory(string DirPath) DirPath : The name of the new directory CSharp Code : Directory.CreateDirectory("c:\\testDir1");
How to check a directory exist or not using Directory class in C# ?
Before we creating a directory or folder , we usually check that directory or folder exist or not. In C# we are using Exists method in the Directory class.
Syntax : bool Directory.Exist(string DirPath) DirPath : The name of the directory bool : Returns true or false - if directory exist it Returns true , else it Returns false CSharp Code : Directory.Exists("c:\\testDir1")
How to move a Directory using Directory class in C# ?
If we want to move a directory and its contents from one location to another , we can use the Move method in the C# Directory class.
Syntax : void Directory.Move(string sourceDirName,string destDirName) sourceDirName : The source directory we want to move. destDirName : The destinations directory name. CSharp Code : Directory.Move("c:\\testDir1\\testDir2", "c:\\testDir");
How to delete a Directory using Directory class in C# ?
When we want to delete a directory we can use the Delete method in the C# Directory class
Syntax : void Directory.Delete(string DirPath) DirPath : The Directory we want to delete. CSharp Code : Directory.Delete("c:\\testDir1");
The following C# source code shows some operations in Directory class
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