|DirectoryGetFiles Method (String)|
Returns the names of files (including their paths) in the specified directory.
AlphaFS (in AlphaFS.dll) Version: 2.0
public static string GetFiles(
Public Shared Function GetFiles (
path As String
) As String()
static array<String^>^ GetFiles(
static member GetFiles :
path : string -> string
- Type: SystemString
The directory to search.
An array of the full names (including paths) for the files in the specified directory, or an empty array if no files are found.
The returned file names are appended to the supplied path parameter.
The order of the returned file names is not guaranteed; use the Sort() method if a specific sort order is required.
The EnumerateFiles and GetFiles methods differ as follows: When you use EnumerateFiles, you can start enumerating the collection of names
before the whole collection is returned; when you use GetFiles, you must wait for the whole array of names to be returned before you can access the array.
Therefore, when you are working with many files and directories, EnumerateFiles can be more efficient.