JSONDeleteElement

Deletes a JSON data element specified by an object name, an array index, or a path.

Format 

JSONDeleteElement ( json ; keyOrIndexOrPath )

Parameters 

json - any text expression or field that contains a JSON object or array.

keyOrIndexOrPath - any text expression or field that specifies a JSON object name (key), an array index, or a path. See Working with the JSON functions.

Data type returned 

text

Originated in version 

16.0

Example 1 

Deletes an element from a JSON object.

JSONDeleteElement ( "{ \"a\" : 11 , \"b\" : 12 , \"c\" : 13 }" ; "b" ) returns {"a":11,"c":13}.

Example 2 

Deletes an element from a nested JSON object. If the $$JSON variable is set to

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{
   "a" : 
   {
      "id" : 12,
      "lnk" : false
   }
}

then

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JSONFormatElements ( 
   JSONDeleteElement ( $$JSON ; "a.lnk" )
)

returns

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{
    "a" : 
    {
        "id" : 12
    }
}