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The "FilesExcludeClear" Command

The "Files" command can be told to ignore some files (see the "EXLIST" parameter). These have probably already had special handling or need to be ignored altogether.

An "exclusion list" contains a list of zero or more filenames which can be cleared by this command. The "FilesExclude" command can be used to add files to the list.

The "File" and "Files" commands automatically adds found files to any specified exclude list.

This command is rarely used as both the "Files" and "FilesExclude" commands create an exclude list if none exists (so it typically easier just to specify a different list if required).

The macro takes these parameters:


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