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C# C# Streams and Data Processing Reading Data Working with Files

working with files question 3

fill in the blank to find all files in the directory that have a .png file extension var files=directory.GetFiles("_");

2 Answers

The answer is: *.png

* means "all" when working with file systems and is mostly independent to the operating system. So this is the same for Linux, Unix, DOS, Windows, you name it.

*.* i.e. means basically all files in the given directory. It's also used as some kind of completion help. For example you're looking for a document, and you only know it's a .txt file that has the word "operations" in the name. You could type this into the console: ls *operations*.txt

This would list all files, that has the word operations somewhere in the filename and has the extension .txt

If you're missing knowledge in the console area, I highly recommend to have a look into this course: https://teamtreehouse.com/library/console-foundations

thank you