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Aide Scilab >> Entrées/Sorties [fichiers] > deletefile

deletefile

deletes a file

Calling Sequence

f = deletefile(filename)

Arguments

filename

a string: a file name existing or not.

f

a boolean: %t or %f.

Description

This function deletes a file filename. If file filename has been deleted, it will return %t else %f.

Examples

fd = mopen(TMPDIR+'/filetodelete.txt','wt');
mclose(fd); 

if (fileinfo(TMPDIR+'/filetodelete.txt') <> []) then 
deletefile(TMPDIR+'/filetodelete.txt')
end

deletefile(TMPDIR+'/notexistingfile')
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