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EMPTY(file)

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EMPTY Deletes all records from a FILE.
file The label of a FILE.

EMPTY deletes all records from the specified file. EMPTY requires exclusive access to the file. Therefore, the file must be opened with access mode set to 12h (Read/Write Deny All) or 22h (Read/Write Deny Write).

Errors Posted:

37 File Not Open
63 Exclusive Access Required

Example:

OPEN(Master,18)     !Open the master file

EMPTY(Master)       !and start a new one

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