CLEAR.FILE

CLEAR.FILE

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The CLEAR.FILE command deletes all records from a file.

 

 

Format

 

CLEAR.FILE {DATA | DICT} file.name

 

 

If neither the DATA keyword nor the DICT keyword is not specified, only the data portion of the file is cleared.

 

If the DICT keyword is specified, only the dictionary portion of the file is cleared.

 

In the case of a dynamic file, the file returns to its minimum modulus and all overflow space is released.