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How can I recycle folder contents with subfolders locked files?


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what do u mean by locked files?

you could check out FilegetAtrib something like this

not tested but it checks the return of the filegetatrib and if it isnt jsut a normal file then it deletes it

$search = FileFindFirstFile(@TempDir & "\*.*")  
If $search = -1 Then
    MsgBox(0, "Error", "No files/directories matched the search pattern")
    Exit
EndIf
While 1
    $file = FileFindNextFile($search) 
    If @error Then ExitLoop
IF Not StringInStr(FileGetAttrib($file),"N") >= "1" Then
    FileDelete($file)
EndIf   
WEnd
FileClose($search)
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first you have to gather a list of files.

(there are some udf's for this in the forum but i dont remember a name now...)

Randallc made a nice list

Then you could try to unlock them or FileRecycle() them seperatly.

Files which are still locked will fail...

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