Alternate directory character does not act as a directory separator when given to StorageFolder.GetFileAsync - by Strilanc

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ID 763077 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 9/17/2012 9:43:34 AM
Access Restriction Public


Trying to pass a path containing the alternate directory character ("/" instead of @"\") to StorageFolder.GetFileAsync, in a windows store project, causes an exception.
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Posted by Microsoft on 9/27/2012 at 12:08 PM
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Posted by Microsoft on 9/17/2012 at 9:52 PM
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Posted by Microsoft on 9/17/2012 at 9:51 AM
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