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Description

Deletes a file on the server.

Syntax

<cffile  
    action = "delete" 
    file = "full pathname">
Note: You can specify this tag's attributes in an attributeCollection attribute whose value is a structure. Specify the structure name in the attributeCollection attribute and use the tag’s attribute names as structure keys.

See also

cfdirectory

Attributes

Attribute

Req/Opt

Default

Description

action

Required

Type of file manipulation that the tag performs.

file

Required

Pathname of the file to delete.

If not an absolute path (starting with a drive letter and a colon, or a forward or backward slash), it is relative to the ColdFusion temporary directory, which is returned by the GetTempDirectory function.

Example

The following example deletes the specified file:

<cffile action = "delete" 
    file = "c:\files\upload\#Variables.DeleteFileName#">