Delete File

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Delete File


Deletes one or more files you specify. Wildcards are allowed. For example, you can use this action to automatically delete cookies from your Internet cache every day to protect your privacy and computer security.





Enter the files you want to delete. Use the Plus buttons to add files or folders to the list. To clear the list, click the X button.




You can also use wildcards in this option. Some examples of wildcards are the following:

C:\Text Files\*.txt - all the files with the .txt extension in the C:\Text Files folder.

C:\Doc Files\mydoc?.doc - mydoc1.doc, mydoc2.doc, mydocA.doc, and so forth.

{bakext} - file mask(s) from the {bakext} variable.



Delete to Recycle Bin

Moves files to the Windows Recycle Bin. Use this flag to prevent possible data loss.


Recurse to subfolders

Deletes the files in the subfolders of the current directory.


Delete Folders

Removes the subfolders. This option works only with wildcards.



Allows you to add a variable to the action or triggering event that you selected. You must place the cursor in a edit box in the settings dialog window of the action or event and then click the {V} button.


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