Returns the directory information for the specified path string.

      Syntax

      public virtual string GetDirectoryName(
         string path
      )

      Parameters

      path
      The path of a file or directory.

      Return Value

      A System.String containing directory information for path, or null if path denotes a root directory, is the empty string (""), or is null. Returns System.String.Empty if path does not contain directory information.

      Framework

      .NET Compact Framework.NET Compact Framework

      Supported version: 2.0, 3.5, and 3.9
      Assembly: ComponentPro.FileSystem.CF (in ComponentPro.FileSystem.CF.dll)

      .NET Framework.NET Framework

      Supported version: 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5.x, 4.6.x and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.FileSystem (in ComponentPro.FileSystem.dll)

      Portable Class Library for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Store AppsPortable Class Library for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Store Apps

      Supported version: 4.6.x and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.FileSystem.WinPcl (in ComponentPro.FileSystem.WinPcl.dll)

      Universal Windows Platform (includes Windows 10 Mobile, Windows 10 Store Apps and Windows 10 IoT)Universal Windows Platform (includes Windows 10 Mobile, Windows 10 Store Apps and Windows 10 IoT)

      Supported version: 4.6.x and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.FileSystem.Uwp (in ComponentPro.FileSystem.Uwp.dll)

      Xamarin AndroidXamarin Android

      Supported version: 2.3 and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.FileSystem.Android (in ComponentPro.FileSystem.Android.dll)

      Xamarin MacXamarin Mac

      Supported version: 2.0.x and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.FileSystem.Mac (in ComponentPro.FileSystem.Mac.dll)

      Xamarin iOSXamarin iOS

      Supported version: 5.1.x and later
      Assembly: ComponentPro.FileSystem.iOS (in ComponentPro.FileSystem.iOS.dll)

      See Also