KILL

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The KILL statement deletes a file name designated by a STRING value or variable.


Syntax: KILL filespec$


  • Filespec can be a literal or variable string value.
  • The filespec can include an existing path to a different directory.
  • KILL does not ask for verification! Be careful! Don't delete empty files in the root directory or Windows!
  • To KILL a file it MUST be CLOSEd.
  • KILL does not verify that a file has been deleted.
  • If the file did not exist, a "File not found" error will result.



Example: KILL "C:\Qbasic\data\2000data.dat"


See also: FILES, SHELL, OPEN, CHDIR, MKDIR


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