Coding help to exclude in Directory.GetFiles Files which are starting with PL_ or AUS_

Hi

Is there a way to exclude in Direcotry.GetFiles specific documents when they beginn with PL_ e.g. odr AUS_

I am having this code but it doesnt work very well I need the exlude the files to check when they start with PL_ or AUS_:
Directory.GetFiles(“C:\Users\msauro\Desktop\Tester\ToName”,"*.pdf",SearchOption.AllDirectories)

Any ideas?

@david.mitrovic

Try below expression.

         Directory.GetFiles("C:\Users\msauro\Desktop\Tester\ToName","*.pdf",SearchOption.AllDirectories).Where(Function(x) Not x.StartsWith("PL") OR Not x.StartsWith("AUS")).ToArray
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@david.mitrovic – Please try like below…

 Directory.GetFiles("YourFolderPath",". pdf", SearchOption.AllDirectories).Where(Function(n) not path.GetFileName(n).Startswith("PL_") and path.GetFileName(n).Startswith("AUS_") and).ToArray

thanks a lot

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thanks for your alternative

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