DirectoryInfo.MoveTo Method (String)
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DirectoryInfoMoveTo Method (String)
Moves a DirectoryInfo instance and its contents to a new path.

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

Parameters

destinationPath
Type: SystemString

The name and path to which to move this directory.

The destination cannot be another disk volume or a directory with the identical name.

It can be an existing directory to which you want to add this directory as a subdirectory.

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.

This method does not work across disk volumes.

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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