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Delete Excel File Using Python

Delete Excel File Using Python Programming

Want to know how to delete excel file using python then you are at the right place today in this tutorial. I will show you how to delete a excel file in python so follow this tutorial till the end.

Deleting a excel file in python is very easy and simple it is just 2 lines of code so without wasting time let’s see the code.

Code To Delete Excel File Using Python

import os

Above is the python code to delete excel file. Now to run this program you need to have python installed on your computer, If you don’t have then follow this guide: Install and setup python on your computer.

You have to add path of your file you want to remove in the os.remove() function..

To run this python program, follow the below steps:

  • Create a new folder for this python project.
  • Open it in a code editor of your choice.
  • Create a python file with an ending .py extension.
  • Copy the above code and paste it in your file.
  • Open a terminal or CMD at folder location
  • And type this command python filename.py (Name of your file).

After running this program you will see that your excel file is deleted.

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