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How To Delete File In Java

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The command File.delete() to delete a file in java, it will return a boolean value to indicate the delete operation status;
true if the file is deleted;
false if failed.
 

Example

 

In this example, it will delete a log file named “C:\\sample.txt”
 


package com.simplecode.file;
 
import java.io.File;
 
public class DeleteFile
{
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {	
    	try{
 
    		File file = new File("c:\sample.txt");
 
    		if(file.delete()){
    			System.out.println(file.getName() + " is deleted!");
    		}else{
    			System.out.println("Delete operation is failed.");
    		}
 
    	}catch(Exception e){
 
    		e.printStackTrace();
 
    	}
 
    }
}

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