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<zipArchive variable>.DeleteFileList (Function)
In french: <Variable zipArchive>.SupprimeListeFichier
Deletes a list of files from an archive. This function is faster than <zipArchive variable>.DeleteFile run for each file.
Versions 15 and later
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Android Widget This function is now available in Android widget mode.
New in version 18
Android Widget This function is now available in Android widget mode.
Android Widget This function is now available in Android widget mode.
Example
Syntax
<Result> = <Archive>.DeleteFileList(<Path of the files to delete> [, <Progress bar management>])
<Result>: Integer
  • 0 if the files have been deleted,
  • An error code (value greater than 0) otherwise. The message corresponding to the error code is returned by zipMsgError.
<Archive>: zipArchive variable
Name of a variable of type zipArchive corresponding to the archive to use.
<Path of the files to delete>: Character string
Stored path of the file that must be deleted from the archive. The paths are separated by CR characters (Carriage Return).
<Progress bar management>: Optional character string
Versions 21 and later
Progress bar management mode. This parameter can correspond to:
  • iPhone/iPadMac Catalyst the name of a Progress Bar control found in a window. The progress bar will display the progress of file deletion.
  • the name of a WLanguage procedure. This procedure has the following format:
    <Procedure name> (<Current file>, <Progress percentage>)

    where:
    • <Current file> corresponds to the name of the file currently processed.
    • <Progress percentage> corresponds to the progress percentage of the file list being deleted from the archive.
If you are using an archive in TAR or TGZ (TAR.GZ) format, the progress bar is updated at the end of file addition only.
New in version 21
Progress bar management mode. This parameter can correspond to:
  • iPhone/iPadMac Catalyst the name of a Progress Bar control found in a window. The progress bar will display the progress of file deletion.
  • the name of a WLanguage procedure. This procedure has the following format:
    <Procedure name> (<Current file>, <Progress percentage>)

    where:
    • <Current file> corresponds to the name of the file currently processed.
    • <Progress percentage> corresponds to the progress percentage of the file list being deleted from the archive.
If you are using an archive in TAR or TGZ (TAR.GZ) format, the progress bar is updated at the end of file addition only.
Progress bar management mode. This parameter can correspond to:
  • iPhone/iPadMac Catalyst the name of a Progress Bar control found in a window. The progress bar will display the progress of file deletion.
  • the name of a WLanguage procedure. This procedure has the following format:
    <Procedure name> (<Current file>, <Progress percentage>)

    where:
    • <Current file> corresponds to the name of the file currently processed.
    • <Progress percentage> corresponds to the progress percentage of the file list being deleted from the archive.
If you are using an archive in TAR or TGZ (TAR.GZ) format, the progress bar is updated at the end of file addition only.
Remarks

Use conditions

The files can be deleted from an archive if:
  • The archive exists (archives are created using <zipArchive variable>.Create).
  • The archive is accessible in read/write.
  • The archive is a single-part archive.
Caution:
  • Archives in RAR format: This function is not available.
  • Archives in CAB format: This function is not available.
  • Archives in TAR and TGZ (TAR.GZ) format: This function is not available.
  • Archives in 7z format: The archive is entirely compressed whenever <zipArchive variable>.DeleteFileList is called.
AndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst Only ZIP archives are available.

Error codes

The following error codes are returned:
  • 2: Access denied: the user has no sufficient rights.
  • 3: The archive is corrupted.
  • 4: The path does not exist in the archive.
  • 5: Unable to write into the archive.

Index of files in the archive

Once the files have been deleted, the indices of the remaining files are modified. The indices of the files after the deleted file are automatically decremented by 1.

Stored path

The table below presents the paths stored in the archive according to:
  • the access path to the file,
  • the path section to store.
The current directory is: "C:\Temp".
zipAddFileFile locationzipNonezipDirectoryzipDrive
zipAddFile("Archi",
"File.txt")
C:\Temp\File.txtFile.txtFile.txtFile.txt
zipAddFile("Archi",
"Data\File.txt")
C:\Temp\Data\File.txtFile.txtData\File.txtData\File.txt
zipAddFile("Archi",
"D:\Data\File.txt")
D:\Data\File.txtFile.txtData\File.txtD:\Data\File.txt

Remark: If the zipDrive constant is used, the WDZ format stores the full path of the file (including the drive letter) while the ZIP format does not store the drive letter.
AndroidAndroid Widget The zipDrive constant is equivalent to the zipDirectory constant.
Component: wd270zip.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 24
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