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HOW DO I DELETE A BMP FILE IN MY HARD DRIVE.

Posted on 2004-09-22
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Hi,

I would like to delete a specific bmp file on a specific directory. how do I do that? Thanks.
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kill (pathname)
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On Error Resume Next  ' or GoTo ...
Kill "c:\thepath\thebmp.bmp"
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sorry - try again

kill pathname
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You may get an error if file is readonly


SetAttr pathname, GetAttr(pathname) And Not vbReadOnly
Kill pathname
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Try this

Sub DeleteAFile(ByVal filespec As String)
   Dim fso As Object
   Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
   fso.DeleteFile(filespec)
End Sub


I Hope this helps you...
:-)
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Add project >> references >> microsoft scripting runtime to yur project

dim fso as new scripting.filesystemobject
 str1="yourfilewithpath"

if fso.fileexists(str1) then   ''check if ur file exists
   fso.deletefile(str1)
end if
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