DirectoryInfo.CopyTo Method (String)
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DirectoryInfoCopyTo Method (String)
[AlphaFS] Copies a DirectoryInfo instance and its contents to a new path.

Namespace: Alphaleonis.Win32.Filesystem
Assembly: AlphaFS (in AlphaFS.dll) Version: 2.0
Syntax
public DirectoryInfo CopyTo(
	string destinationPath
)

Parameters

destinationPath
Type: SystemString
The destination directory path.

Return Value

Type: DirectoryInfo
Returns a new DirectoryInfo instance if the directory was completely copied.
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentExceptionPassed when the path parameter contains invalid characters, is empty, or contains only white spaces.
ArgumentNullExceptionPassed when path is .
DirectoryNotFoundExceptionPassed when the directory was not found.
IOExceptionPassed when an I/O error occurs.
NotSupportedException
UnauthorizedAccessException
Remarks

Use this method to prevent overwriting of an existing directory by default.

Whenever possible, avoid using short file names (such as XXXXXX~1.XXX) with this method.

If two directories have equivalent short file names then this method may fail and raise an exception and/or result in undesirable behavior.

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