Caution: this will permanently delete your files! For a safer, reversible option, see drive_trash().

Usage,
drive_rm(..., verbose = deprecated())

Arguments

...

One or more Drive files, specified in any valid way, i.e. as a dribble, by name or path, or by file id or URL marked with as_id(). Or any combination thereof. Elements are processed with as_dribble() and row-bound prior to deletion.

verbose

[Deprecated] This logical argument to individual googledrive functions is deprecated. To globally suppress googledrive messaging, use options(googledrive_quiet = TRUE) (the default behaviour is to emit informational messages). To suppress messaging in a more limited way, use the helpers local_drive_quiet() or with_drive_quiet().

Value

Logical vector, indicating whether the delete succeeded.

Examples

# Target one of the official example files to copy (then remove)
(src_file <- drive_example_remote("chicken.txt"))
#> # A dribble: 1 × 3
#>   name        id                                drive_resource   
#>   <chr>       <drv_id>                          <list>           
#> 1 chicken.txt 1wOLeWVRkTb6lDmLRiOhg9iKM7DlN762Y <named list [36]>

# Create a copy, then remove it by name
src_file %>%
  drive_cp(name = "chicken-rm.txt")
#> Original file:
#>chicken.txt <id: 1wOLeWVRkTb6lDmLRiOhg9iKM7DlN762Y>
#> Copied to file:
#>chicken-rm.txt <id: 1QDdAmrHIJSaXLhU9qaCcNzdScfTzyJ92>
drive_rm("chicken-rm.txt")
#> File deleted:
#>chicken-rm.txt <id: 1QDdAmrHIJSaXLhU9qaCcNzdScfTzyJ92>

# Create several more copies
x1 <- src_file %>%
  drive_cp(name = "chicken-abc.txt")
#> Original file:
#>chicken.txt <id: 1wOLeWVRkTb6lDmLRiOhg9iKM7DlN762Y>
#> Copied to file:
#>chicken-abc.txt <id: 1owkmznlJzDQ0eGyv5_TSm7NJiWRS9Ioa>
drive_cp(src_file, name = "chicken-def.txt")
#> Original file:
#>chicken.txt <id: 1wOLeWVRkTb6lDmLRiOhg9iKM7DlN762Y>
#> Copied to file:
#>chicken-def.txt <id: 1t2tDMekfqpR6PWX8pL0Mi7MDZtKylg__>
x2 <- src_file %>%
  drive_cp(name = "chicken-ghi.txt")
#> Original file:
#>chicken.txt <id: 1wOLeWVRkTb6lDmLRiOhg9iKM7DlN762Y>
#> Copied to file:
#>chicken-ghi.txt <id: 1orE3rZNYmZh9aWFD2nZiHgv_1ZKpfQ1h>

# Remove the copies all at once, specified in different ways
drive_rm(x1, "chicken-def.txt", as_id(x2))
#> Files deleted:
#>chicken-abc.txt <id: 1owkmznlJzDQ0eGyv5_TSm7NJiWRS9Ioa>
#>chicken-def.txt <id: 1t2tDMekfqpR6PWX8pL0Mi7MDZtKylg__>
#>chicken-ghi.txt <id: 1orE3rZNYmZh9aWFD2nZiHgv_1ZKpfQ1h>