DeleteFile Method

Deletes a vault item.

Syntax

int DeleteFile(const QString& qsFileName);

Remarks

This method deletes the vault item (file, directory, symbolic link, or alternate stream) specified by FileName from the vault.

The value passed for FileName must be a vault-local absolute path.

Please note that:

  • When a file is deleted, any alternate streams it contains are deleted as well.
  • Directories must be empty to be deleted, otherwise this method fails with an error. Use the IsDirectoryEmpty method to check whether a directory is empty.
  • Deleting a symbolic link only deletes the link itself, not the file it points to.

Note: This method can only be called when Active is true, and cannot be called within events.

Error Handling

This method returns a result code; 0 indicates success, while a non-zero error code indicates that this method encountered an error during its execution. If an error occurs, the GetLastError() method can be called to retrieve the associated error message. (Note: This method's result code can also be obtained by calling the GetLastErrorCode() method after it returns.)

 
 
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