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James22

I want to delete the Seamonkey shortcut from the start menu on multiple PC's using:

FileDelete (@StartMenuCommonDir & "\Seamonkey 1.1.12.lnk")

However, I have noticed that many PC's have different names for the shortcut. e.g Seamonkey.lnk, Seamonkey.1.2.lnk, Seamonkey 1.1.12.lnk etc...

Is it possible to use a wildcard within the file name for Filedelete to recognise all links that have "Seam" in it?

FileDelete (@StartMenuCommonDir & "\Seam*.lnk")

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funkey

Wildcards are supported, yes!

See documentation!


Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to
build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe
trying to produce bigger and better idiots.
So far, the Universe is winning.

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ajag

I want to delete the Seamonkey shortcut from the start menu on multiple PC's using:

FileDelete (@StartMenuCommonDir & "\Seamonkey 1.1.12.lnk")

However, I have noticed that many PC's have different names for the shortcut. e.g Seamonkey.lnk, Seamonkey.1.2.lnk, Seamonkey 1.1.12.lnk etc...

Is it possible to use a wildcard within the file name for Filedelete to recognise all links that have "Seam" in it?

FileDelete (@StartMenuCommonDir & "\Seam*.lnk")

... I think it is much faster to make a test than typing this post ...

A-Jay


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