Data Type: FileSystemObject object
A FileSystemObject object.
Data Type: String
The name and path of the folders to delete.
Data Type: Boolean
If set to
read-only flag on a file is ignored and the file deleted. By
default, its value is
False; read-only files will not be
Removes a given folder and all its files and subfolders.
FileSpec can contain wildcard
characters as the final path component, which allows multiple
folders that meet the file specification to be deleted.
FileSpec can’t end with a path
FileSpec can be a relative or
If any of the files within the specified folders are open, the method fails with a “Permission Denied” error.
The DeleteFolder method deletes all contents of the given folder, including other folders and their contents.
If the specified folder can’t be found, the method fails.
If an error occurs while deleting more than one file or folder, the DeleteFolder method exits immediately, thereby leaving the rest of the folders or files undeleted. There is also no rollback facility to undo the deletions prior to the error.
DeleteFolder permanently deletes folders and their contents; it doesn’t move them to the Recycle Bin.
The DeleteFolder method differs from the Delete method of the Folder object in two respects. First, it ...