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Removes local copy of a cloud file.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Files 13.4 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS ✅ Yes
MBS( "Files.EvictUbiquitousItem"; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example
Path The native path to the file or folder to be checked. "/Users/John/Desktop/test.txt"


Returns OK or error.


Removes local copy of a cloud file.
This function removes the local copy of the specified item that’s stored in iCloud (or Dropbox).


Request removal of local copy:

Set Variable [ $r; Value: MBS( "Files.EvictUbiquitousItem"; "/Users/cs/Library/CloudStorage/Dropbox/Test/" )]

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Created 16th August 2023, last changed 16th August 2023

Files.DiskInfo - Files.FileDisplayName