LockedFile.truncate()

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Summary

The truncate method is used to remove some data within the file.

If the method is called with no argument, the operation removes all the bytes starting at the index set in LockedFile.location.

If the method is called with an argument, the operation removes all the bytes starting at the index corresponding to the parameter and regardless of the value of LockedFile.location.

Syntax

var request = instanceOfLockedFile.truncate(start);

Parameters

start Optional
A number representing the index where to start the operation.

Return

A FileRequest object to handle the success or failure of the operation.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
FileSystem API Editor's Draft Draft proposal

See also

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