The RemoveFile component deletes a specified file in a zip archive.



The Remove File component exposes the Control In, Control Out, Data In, and Data In ports by default.

Port Description
ControlIn Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components..
ControlOut Can be connected to the Control In port of another component or the default end component.
Data In The Extract All component exposes the following Data In ports by default:

zipFilePath: specifies the location of the zip archive from which the file is to be removed (string).
filePath: specifies the file path of the file to remove (string).
Data Out Returns the Boolean value “True” if the files are successfully removed. Otherwise, returns “False”.


To edit the properties of the Remove File component, in the Properties window, change the required property. You can edit the following properties.

Property Description
Search for the respective property.
Delay After Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) after the action is performed.
Delay Before Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) before the action is performed.


Let us consider an example.


To remove a specific file from a zip archive:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Utilities and then expand Zip.

  2. Drag the Remove File component and drop it on the Design surface.

  3. Double-click the zipFilepath box and enter the location of the zip file.

  4. Double-click the filePath box and enter.


    You can override the existing data source for the zipFilepath and filePath Data In ports.

    To override the existing data source:

    • Right-click the required Data In port.

    • Click Override and change the data source.

    To learn more about overriding the data source of the data port, refer the Override section.

  5. Drag the Show component and drop it on the design surface.

  6. Connect the control ports and data ports in the activity.

  7. In the toolbar, click Run.
    Intellibot executes the workflow and removes the specified file from the archive.