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787.Advanced search and replace -- How to delete a list of files from a directory and subdirectories?

User: editor -- 2011-05-23          << 786  788 >>
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Description:
I want to delete files from a Directory and Subdirectories :

test.pdf
test.txt
test.exe
test.doc
123.lst
234.exe
etc....

I also want to be able to del this files listed in a LIST.TXT
can can I do this ?
Input Sample:
LIST.TXT:
test.pdf
test.txt
test.exe
test.doc
123.lst
234.exe

 
Output Sample:
delete these files from d:\example\ folder and subfolder
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. create a combined string from file list:

(1) ctrl-o open 'LIST.txt'
(2) ctrl-h open 'replace' dialog
* set 'search for pattern' to:

* set 'replace with pattern' to 

(3) click 'Replace', done.
2. open "Tools->Batch Runner" window, click "Search Files" button.
* set 'File name filter' to the combined filename string:

* set 'Search directory' to the folder, like:

* check option of 'Search Subdirectory'
* click 'search' to search all files, and click 'close' when finish.
3. click "Run Apps" button, set the bottom entry to:

4. click "Run", all files in the list will be deleted.

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