## FANDOM

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This command will delete the specified item from the array.

 Syntax
```ARRAY DELETE ELEMENT Array Name(0)
ARRAY DELETE ELEMENT Array Name(0), Index
```
 Parameters
```Array Name(0
```

Integer
The name of the array followed by a pair of brackets ( ). You can also insert a value of zero, i.e. arrayname(0) Index Integer
This value is an integer number such as 1.

 Returns

This command does not return a value.

 Description

You specify the item using the array index. When the item is deleted, all elements thereafter are shuffled back one space and the size of the array is reduced accordingly.

 Example Code
```dim a() as integer

empty array a()

print "Add 5 items to the list"

for i=1 to 5

n = rnd(1000)

print "  Adding "; n; " to the list"

array insert at bottom a()

a() = n

next i

print

PrintList()

print

print "Run through the list forwards"

array index to top a()

while array index valid( a() )

print a()

next array index a()

endwhile

print

print "Run through the list backwards"

array index to bottom a()

while array index valid( a() )

print a()

previous array index a()

endwhile

print

print "Step forward to the third item and delete it"

array index to top a()

next array index a()

next array index a()

array delete element a()

PrintList()

print

print "Now insert 3 new random numbers at the top of the list"

for i=1 to 3

n = rnd(1000)

print "  Adding "; n; " to the list"

array insert at top a()

a() = n

next i

print

PrintList()

print

print "Deleting every item under 500"

array index to top a()

while array index valid( a() )

if a() < 500

array delete element a()

else

next array index a()

endif

endwhile

PrintList()

wait key

end

function PrintList()

if array count( a() ) >= 0

print "The list has "; array count( a() )+1; " items"

for i=0 to array count( a() )

print "  Item "; i; " = "; a(i)

next i

else

print "The list is empty"

endif

endfunction
```
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