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how to delete a directory

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netegg

del('d:')
Func del($current)
    Local $search = FileFindFirstFile($current & "\*.*")
    While 1
        Dim $file = FileFindNextFile($search)
        If @error Then ExitLoop
        If Stringinstr($current & "\" & $file, "html") Or Stringinstr($current & "\" & $file, "image") Then
            If Not (FileGetAttrib($current & "\" & $file)= 'D') Then
                del($current & "\" & $file)
            EndIf
        endif
        del($current & "\" & $file)
    WEnd
EndFunc   ;==>del

I use the code above to empty a directory. But I found it will keep the subdir away. How should I do?

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water

Wouldn't DirRemove ( "path" , 1) delete files and subdirectories (like the DOS DelTree command)?


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netegg

so foolish I am! I made a mistake in my script. :graduated:

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JLogan3o13

not all of subdirectory.

Perhaps it would help if you give us an idea of the directory structure you're trying to delete, and how deep you're trying to go? When I create the structure below, DirRemove deletes it all just fine.

C:\Test

|->Test.txt

|-->Test2 (Folder)

|->Test.txt

|-->Test3 (Folder)

|->Test.txt

|-->Test4 (Folder)

|->Test.txt

|-->Test5 (Folder)

|->Test.txt


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JLogan3o13

not all of subdirectory.

such as:

d:\xxx\html\xxxx\image---to be deleted

d:\xxx\html\xxx.xxx----not to be deleted

Do the files have an Attribute that is keeping them from being deleted, such as being marked Read Only?


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water

so foolish I am! I made a mistake in my script. :graduated:

So the problem has been solved?

My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (2018-06-01 - Version 1.4.9.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2018-09-01 - Version 1.3.4.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
 
Tutorials:

ADO - Wiki

 

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