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dosDeleteINI(string FileName, string SectionName, string KeyName)

Deletes the specified key from a specified section of a specified INI file. If the specified key is the only key in the specified section, the specified section will be deleted as well. INI files are text files that allow storage of strings within organized keys within organized sections. INI files are a standard file format, therefore this method may be used to delete keys from INI files created by other applications as long as the INI file conforms to the standard format. 

Parameters :
FileName : A string specifying the drive, location and name of the INI file to delete from. For example, "C:\Docs\MyDoc.ini" on Windows or "My Mac:Docs:My Doc" on MacOS. On Windows, all files and folders in the pathname may be specified by their Windows name or MS-DOS name. 
SectionName : A string specifying the section to delete from. This parameter is case insensitive. This parameter must contain at least one character, no ] and no enters. 
KeyName : A string specifying the key to delete. This parameter is case insensitive. This parameter must contain at least one character, no =, no enters and must not start with a [. If this parameter is an empty string, the entire section will be deleted. 

Return Value : An integer indicating whether the method was successful or not. If 1 is returned, the method was successful. If 0 is returned, the method was not successful in which case dosGetLastError() should be called to determine the cause of the error. 

Possible Returned Error Codes via dosGetLastError() :
10002 : Invalid format for parameter 2. The section name is an empty string, contains a ] or contains enters. 
10003 : Invalid format for parameter 3. The key name is an empty string, contains a =, contains enters or starts with a [. 
10014 : File expected. A reference to a drive or folder was given. 
10016 : File not found. 
10020 : Drive is write disabled. 
10024 : Bad INI file. The INI file specified is in an invalid format. 
10025 : Section not found. The INI file specified does not contain the specified section. 
10026 : Key not found. The INI file specified does not contain the specified key within the specified section.

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