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Windows Application Development Cookbook by Marcin Jamro

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Removing a directory

Apart from creating and renaming a directory, it is also possible to programmatically delete it. You will learn how to do this in the current recipe.

As an example, you will modify the project from the previous recipe by adding a Delete a directory button. Once you click on it, the Book folder should be removed.

Getting ready

To step through this recipe, you need the project from the previous recipe.

How to do it...

To see how to remove a given directory, perform the following steps:

  1. Add the Delete a directory button to the page by modifying the content of the MainPage.xaml file as follows:
            <Page (...)> 
                <StackPanel> (...) 
                    <Button Content="Delete a directory" HorizontalAlignment="Center" VerticalAlignment="Center" Click="BtnDeleteDirectory_Click" ...

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