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Remove

  

remove a file from the file system

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

Remove(file, file2, ...)

Parameters

file1, file2, ...

-

one or more filenames or descriptors

Description

• 

The Remove(file1, file2, ...) command deletes files from the file system.

• 

The Remove function does not return anything.

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If file refers to an open file, it is automatically closed and then deleted.

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Errors that occur while removing individual files are tagged, and Remove continues until it reaches the end of the list, then throws an error reporting all files that it was unable to remove.

Examples

FileTools:-Text:-WriteFiletestfile,this is a test

15

(1)

FileTools:-Text:-ReadFiletestfile

this is a test

(2)

FileTools:-Removetestfile

The file "testfile" cannot be read because it has been removed.

FileTools:-Text:-ReadFiletestfile

 Error, (in FileTools:-Text:-ReadFile) file or directory does not exist: testfile

See Also

file_types

FileTools

FileTools[Binary][Close]

FileTools[Binary][Open]

FileTools[Text][Close]

FileTools[Text][Open]

FileTools[Text][ReadLine]

FileTools[Text][WriteLine]

fremove

IO_errors