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Availability

This routine is available starting with SIL Engine™ 1.0.

Syntax

deleteFile(path_to_file)

Description

Deletes a file. It also returns "true" if the file was deleted successfully and "false" otherwise. If returned "false" check the log for a detailed reason on why it failed.

Parameters

Parameter name

Type

Required

Description

path_to_file

string

Yes

Specifies the file name to delete.

Return type

boolean (true/false)

Example

deleteFile("C:/fileToDelete.txt");

Notes

It is recommended that you use forward slashes ( / ) for file paths.

See also