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Export SQLite data from UWP to CSV file

RcmpAduRcmpAdu Member ✭✭

I've been trying to export data from a SQLite database to a local CSV file without success. I read somewhere that UWP app can only access the Downloads folder in terms of file/folder access - is this correct? Any guidance with implementing my requirement is appreciated.

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  • RcmpAduRcmpAdu Member ✭✭

    The UWP program I developed using Xamarin Forms runs on a Surface tablet, and basically I want to export the results of a SQLite query to a locally created csv file, but if I try to use a destination like

    string folderPath = Environment.GetFolderPath(Environment.SpecialFolder.MyDocuments)

    I receive an unauthorized access exception "Access to the path C:\Users is denied".
    How do I get around this limitation?

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