VBA Delete all Files and Subfolders form a folder using Excel VBA. You can delete all files using DeleteFile method of FileSystemObject. And delete all folders using DeleteFolder method of FileSystemObject.
VBA Delete All Files and Subfolders from a Folder
Let us see how to delete files and sub-folders from a folder using VBA in Excel. The following VBA macro code helps to delete all files and sub-folders. We are using DeleteFile and DeleteFolder methods of FileSystemObject. In the below macro you can change the specified path as per your requirement. The following macro we used “\*.*” in DeleteFile method. It represents all files in a specified folder. It can be any type of file. And also we used “\*.*” in DeleteFolder method. It represents all folders in a specified folder.
'VBA Deleting All Files and Subfolders Sub VBAF1_Delete_All_Files_and_Subfolders() 'Variable declaration Dim sFolderPath As String Dim oFSO As FileSystemObject 'Define Folder Path sFolderPath = "C:\VBAF1\Test\" 'Check if slash is added If Right(sFolderPath, 1) = "\" Then 'If added remove it from the specified path sFolderPath = Left(sFolderPath, Len(sFolderPath) - 1) End If 'Create FSO Object Set oFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") 'Check Specified Folder exists or not If oFSO.FolderExists(sFolderPath) Then 'Delete All Files oFSO.DeleteFile sFolderPath & "\*.*", True 'Delete All Subfolders oFSO.DeleteFolder sFolderPath & "\*.*", True End If End Sub
Note:You can check your output by creating sample files and sub-folders in the specified folder. Run above macro. Once you run above VBA code the folder becomes empty. There are no files or sub-folders in it.
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