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Deletes an element from a buffer.


MVD target source


target A reference to a buffer or select list from which with the contents of source should be deleted. A reference must begin with a %, !, &, or # character, followed by a number (%2), or followed by another of the four reference characters (%%).
source The text to be deleted from the target buffer or select list. Can be a literal or a reference to a buffer or select list.


MVD deletes the source element from a dynamic array in target. It searches the dynamic array until it finds an exact match. It deletes the first matching element encountered and the associated value mark (@VM) delimiter. If the source value matches no existing element, no operation occurs.

See Also

  • MV PROC command

  • MVA PROC command

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