Directory.Move Method (KernelTransaction, String, String, MoveOptions, CopyMoveProgressRoutine, Object, PathFormat)
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DirectoryMove Method (KernelTransaction, String, String, MoveOptions, CopyMoveProgressRoutine, Object, PathFormat)
[AlphaFS] Moves a file or a directory and its contents to a new location, MoveOptions can be specified,

and the possibility of notifying the application of its progress through a callback function.

Namespace: Alphaleonis.Win32.Filesystem
Assembly: AlphaFS (in AlphaFS.dll) Version: 2.0
Syntax
public static CopyMoveResult Move(
	KernelTransaction transaction,
	string sourcePath,
	string destinationPath,
	MoveOptions moveOptions,
	CopyMoveProgressRoutine progressHandler,
	Object userProgressData,
	PathFormat pathFormat
)

Parameters

transaction
Type: Alphaleonis.Win32.FilesystemKernelTransaction
The transaction.
sourcePath
Type: SystemString
The source directory path.
destinationPath
Type: SystemString
The destination directory path.
moveOptions
Type: Alphaleonis.Win32.FilesystemMoveOptions
MoveOptions that specify how the directory is to be moved. This parameter can be .
progressHandler
Type: Alphaleonis.Win32.FilesystemCopyMoveProgressRoutine
A callback function that is called each time another portion of the directory has been moved. This parameter can be .
userProgressData
Type: SystemObject
The argument to be passed to the callback function. This parameter can be .
pathFormat
Type: Alphaleonis.Win32.FilesystemPathFormat
Indicates the format of the path parameter(s).

Return Value

Type: CopyMoveResult
Returns a CopyMoveResult class with the status of the Move action.
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

This method does not work across disk volumes unless moveOptions contains CopyAllowed.

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.

See Also