ASPX directory listing

Posted on 2011-03-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I've got the following script which lists the files in a directory and creates a link to them, but they are located in another folder.  When clicking on the link, it assumes the file is in a different folder.

How do I modify this to reflect the files being in another folder from the script?

Many thanks.
Question by:CaringIT
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Author Comment

ID: 35005358
Better add the script here:

 <%@ Import Namespace="System.IO" %>
<script language="VB" runat="server">
  Sub Page_Load(sender as Object, e as EventArgs)
    Dim dirInfo as New DirectoryInfo(Server.MapPath("Resources/alerts/"))
    articleList.DataSource = dirInfo.GetFiles("*.pdf")
  End Sub

<asp:DataGrid runat="server" id="articleList" Font-Name="Verdana"
      AutoGenerateColumns="False" AlternatingItemStyle-BackColor="#eeeeee"
      HeaderStyle-BackColor="Navy" HeaderStyle-ForeColor="White"
      HeaderStyle-Font-Size="10pt" HeaderStyle-Font-Bold="True">
    <asp:HyperLinkColumn DataNavigateUrlField="Name" DataTextField="Name" HeaderText="File Name" />
    <asp:BoundColumn DataField="LastWriteTime" HeaderText="Date Saved"
        ItemStyle-HorizontalAlign="Center" DataFormatString="{0:d}" />

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Expert Comment

by:Ajay Sharma
ID: 35005425
Add below attribute inside the HyperLinkColumn


and remove the DataFormatString property

Expert Comment

ID: 35005460
Change the line

Dim dirInfo as New DirectoryInfo(Server.MapPath("Resources/alerts/"))
Dim dirInfo as New DirectoryInfo(Server.MapPath("Resources/alerts/"))


Accepted Solution

PagodNaUtak earned 500 total points
ID: 35005467
Typo... It should be:

Change the line

Dim dirInfo as New DirectoryInfo(Server.MapPath("Resources/alerts/"))
Dim dirInfo as New DirectoryInfo(Server.MapPath("../Resources/alerts/"))
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by:Ajay Sharma
ID: 35092332

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