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sbrady

I have a folder I want to delete.

command #1 below does that,

but when I add commands 2-7, then command 1 does nothing

why cant I delete the folder, then make a new folder with the same name.

;1 delete desktop folder "Open PM-DAW3"

DirRemove ("C:\Documents and Settings\sebrad\Desktop\Open PM-DAW3\",1)

;2 wait for 1 second

Sleep (1)

;3 delete desktop folder "Promo AMs"

DirRemove ("C:\Documents and Settings\sebrad\Desktop\Promo AMs\",1)

;4 wait for 1 second

Sleep (2)

;5 make desktop folder "Open PM-DAW3"

DirCreate(@DesktopDir & '\Open PM-DAW3')

;6 wait for 1 second

Sleep (1)

;7 make desktop folder "Promo AMs"

DirCreate(@DesktopDir & '\Promo AMs')

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BrewManNH

Sleep(1) tells it to sleep for 1 ms, although the minimum for sleep is actually 10ms. What is the return on the the DirRemove commands? Are you getting a 0 returned telling you it failed?


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