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File.xxx, Directory.xxx -- How to make work

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Experienced VB6, new to .NET, using the temporary "evaluation" package.

When entering "File." or "Directory.", no drop-down list of methods appears.  For instance, if I type

If File.Exists(myPath) = True Then

"File.Exists" has that wiggly line beneath, meaning that .NET does not recognize it.

What do I do to make this sort of thing work?
Is there a Reference I need to add?

Please help -- Norm

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either use

System.IO.File.Exists()

or put this as the top of your file, to tell the comiler to use the System.IO package

Imports System.IO
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Thank you!

It aggravates me that various information sources on topics such as this sort of assume the reader already knows this.

Thank you again. -- Norm
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