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Altova FlowForce Server 2021 Advanced Edition

Full path: /system/filesystem/delete


Deletes a file from the path supplied as argument.


When invoked from a simple execution step, this function deletes one file at a time. To delete multiple files with FlowForce, enclose the step which calls the delete function inside a "for-each" step, similar to how this is done in the Copy Files example.


This function returns Boolean TRUE if execution was successful. If the job execution fails, the outcome depends on the value of the Abort on error parameter, as follows:


If the Abort on error parameter is TRUE (default value), the job execution is aborted. In this case, you can still handle errors by means of protected blocks (see Handling Step Errors).

If the Abort on error parameter is FALSE, the function returns FALSE.







string as directory

The path and file name of the file you want to delete.

Abort on error


This Boolean parameter determines what should be the return value of the function if the job fails. If Abort on error is FALSE, the function will return Boolean FALSE as well. If Abort on error is TRUE, the job execution is aborted. The default value is TRUE.

Working directory

string as directory

Specifies the working directory (for example, c:\somedirectory). If relative paths are used, they will be resolved against the working directory.

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