Delete a document

docs_delete(
  conn,
  index,
  id,
  type = NULL,
  refresh = NULL,
  routing = NULL,
  timeout = NULL,
  version = NULL,
  version_type = NULL,
  callopts = list(),
  ...
)

Arguments

conn

an Elasticsearch connection object, see connect()

index

(character) The name of the index. Required

id

(numeric/character) The document ID. Can be numeric or character. Required

type

(character) The type of the document. optional

refresh

(logical) Refresh the index after performing the operation

routing

(character) Specific routing value

timeout

(character) Explicit operation timeout, e.g,. 5m (for 5 minutes)

version

(character) Explicit version number for concurrency control

version_type

(character) Specific version type. One of internal or external

callopts

Curl args passed on to crul::HttpClient

...

Further args to query DSL

References

https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/elasticsearch/reference/current/docs-delete.html

Examples

if (FALSE) { (x <- connect()) x$ping() if (!index_exists(x, "plos")) { plosdat <- system.file("examples", "plos_data.json", package = "elastic") plosdat <- type_remover(plosdat) docs_bulk(x, plosdat) } # delete a document if (!docs_get(x, index='plos', id=36, exists=TRUE)) { docs_create(x, index='plos', id=36, body = list(id="12345", title="New title") ) } docs_get(x, index='plos', id=36) docs_delete(x, index='plos', id=36) # docs_get(x, index='plos', id=36) # and the document is gone }