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c# save a file from an editor in a specific folder and with a specific name without user interaction (winforms)

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hi all,

as the title suggests, im trying to save a richtextform as a file in a specific location with a specfic name without user interaction when they click a button

is this possible and can anyone help me out?

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I believe what you are asking is:
System.IO.File.WriteAllText("C:\path\to\output\file.rtf", this.richTextBox1.RTF);

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by:awilderbeast
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if the folder does not exist will it create it?
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 500 total points
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No, I don't believe so. You could create it though:
string folder = "C:\\path\\to\\output";
if (!System.IO.Directory.Exists(folder)) System.IO.Directory.CreateDirectory(folder);
System.IO.File.WriteAllText(folder + "\\file.rtf", this.richTextBox1.RTF);

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