KILL

KILL

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Action

Delete a file from the Disk

 

 

Syntax

KILL sFileName

 

 

Remarks

sFileName

A String variable or string expression, which denotes the file to delete

 

This function deletes a file from the disk. A file in use can't be deleted. WildCards in Filename are not supported. Check the DOS-Error in variable gDOSError.

 

 

See also

INITFILESYSTEM , OPEN , CLOSE, FLUSH , PRINT, LINE INPUT, LOC, LOF , EOF , FREEFILE , FILEATTR , SEEK , BSAVE , BLOAD , DISKFREE , DISKSIZE , GET , PUT , FILEDATE , FILETIME , FILEDATETIME , DIR , FILELEN , WRITE , INPUT

 

 

ASM

Calls

_DeleteFile

 

Input

X: Pointer to string with filename

 

Output

r25: Errorcode

C-Flag: Set on Error

 

 

 

Partial Example

'We can use the KILL statement to delete a file.

'A file mask is not supported

Print "Kill (delete) file demo"

Kill "test.txt"