Moving a file to the recycle bin

Ken Ray kray at
Thu Jul 29 20:28:10 CDT 2004


That's VB code, not VBScript... doesn't look like it uses Shell at all.

So you want to move a file to the recycle bin, but not officially delete it
(i.e. what "delete file ..." does)?

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
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> Frank Leahy
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> Subject: Moving a file to the recycle bin
> I found various Applescript snippets in the archives for this 
> list for 
> moving a file to the Trash on Mac OS X, but nothing for doing 
> the same 
> on Windows.
> I did find some VBScript that uses the Shell command to do 
> the same on 
> Windows, but don't know how Shell works well enough to make it work.  
> Would anyone else be interested in looking at it?  The code's at 
> Thanks,
> -- Frank
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