C# 2008 - Call a method when a new file is copied into a folder

Posted on 2014-02-24
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Last Modified: 2014-02-27
Hello Experts,

I have a C# Program written in C# 2008.

Every so often a user updates a folder with a new file of the same name. I am trying to figure out a way for my program to automatically call a method when the file is updated in the folder mentioned above.

Does anyone know how to do this?

Question by:Saxitalis
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Éric Moreau earned 2000 total points
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The FileSystemWatcher is a .Net component specially built for that. Have a look at http://emoreau.com/Entries/Articles/2005/04/The-FileSystemWatcher-component.aspx

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Thanks - this is perfect - checking it out now...

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