Function CaseFileSectionRemove(url, sectionName)


The function CaseFileSectionRemove can remove a user section from a specified existing case file.

    url,                          ! (input) a scalar string expression
    sectionName                   ! (input) a scalar string expression



A string referencing the url of an existing case file. This url can point to a file on your local file system, or to a network location.


The name of the user section to remove. Any leading or trailing spaces in the name are ignored, and an empty string is not allowed. The length of the name is limited to 27 characters.

Return Value

The function returns 1 if the section was successfully removed or did not exist at all. It returns 0 if the section exists, but could not be removed. In case of any other error, the function returns \(-1\) and CurrentErrorMessage will contain a proper error message.


  • This function is only applicable if the project option Data_Management_style is set to Disk_files_and_folders.

  • If your application is linked to the AIMMS PRO server, the url can also point to a case file stored at the server.