Delete files or objects
delete filename1 ... filenameN
filename from disk, without requesting verification. To
change whether the specified file is permanently deleted or sent to the recycle bin,
change the Delete files preference. To do so, go to the
Home tab and in the Environment
section, click Preferences. Select MATLAB > General and choose from one of the two options in the Delete
files section. By default, the Delete
permanently option is selected.
On Mac platforms, the Delete files preference is not applied to files deleted from network drives. All files are deleted permanently.
delete( deletes the object
h is an array, then
delete deletes all
objects in the array.
Delete all files in the current folder with a
Delete a graphics object and a graphics object array.
Create a figure and an axes object, and then delete the axes. The axes object is deleted, but the figure remains. The axes variable
ax remains in the workspace, but no longer refers to an object.
fig = figure; ax = axes; delete(ax) display(ax)
ax = handle to deleted Axes
Delete all the line objects created by plot.
H = plot(magic(5)); delete(H)
filename— File name
File name to delete, specified as a character vector.
filename can be an absolute or relative path and
can include wildcards (*).
Object to delete, specified as an object or an object array.