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Re: [Clip] add files to a zip

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  • Jody
    Hi Phillip, It worked for me with the WinZip 8.0 and commandline interface. It either comes with it or there should be a free version. I m using WinZip 9 SR-1
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 18, 2005
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      Hi Phillip,

      It worked for me with the WinZip 8.0 and commandline interface.
      It either comes with it or there should be a free version. I'm
      using WinZip 9 SR-1 now and it still works and I did not pay
      extra for the command-line utility. We have to go off topic list
      or private eMail with this now.

      >I eagerly read your note and downloaded the winzip utilities for Notetab.
      >After much futzing around, I discovered that the line command option is
      >apparently not supported in WinZip8.0 (which is what I've got). There is a
      >downloadable line interface for WinZip9.0 (which I do not think I will buy).
      >Do you know if I can use a similar approach with the XP built-in zip
      >compression utility? (It is licensed from WinZip). I read a bunch about it,
      >but everything was about dragging and dropping... I could not even find the
      >actual XP command name to test out a line command interface.
      >I modified some of your WinZip Clip to do what I thought was needed to put
      >certain filetypes into a zip file. It silently fails. Probably another
      >punctuation error (if not the fact that winzip8 can't run line commands).
      >^!SetScreenUpdate 0
      >; Source directory (actually one of many that need backing up; need to fetch
      >all folders in a particular folder to work on)
      >; Prompts for path, new path may be manually entered when clip is run
      >^!SET:dirpath "^?[(T=D)Folder to
      >; Where to archive gets written to.
      >^!SET:destfile "^?[(T=D)Archive file
      >;Path to winzip on my machine
      >^!SET:winzippath "C:\Program Files\WinZip\WINZIP32.EXE"
      >; run winzip, minimized, add a series of filetypes, output to a new
      >^!^%winzippath% -min -a "^%destfile%" "^%dirpath%*.txt" "^%dirpath%*.sft"
      >^!INFO: Backup created to ^%destfile%
      >Thanks in advance,
      >Mr. Phillip Sand Hansel II
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: "Jody" <kjv-av1611@...>
      >To: <ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com>
      >Sent: Friday, July 15, 2005 10:04 PM
      >Subject: Re: [Clip] add files to a zip
      >> I don't know if it is just typos, but you need to use brackets or braces
      >> for
      >> your wizards such as:
      >> ^?[(T=D)Folder to
      >> archive=C:\PROJECTa2dtechspec\working\1521404_17725406950000]
      >Pure ignorance and confusion on my part, thanks!
      >> Also, check out my FtpZip for some ideas using WinZip and Ws_Ftp.
      >> http://www.notetab.net
      >> http://www.notetab.net/html/library.htm
      >> http://www.notetab.net/zip/ftpzip.zip
      >Thanks, I am trying to understand them. They are so small and compact and
      >come so close to what I want to do. I do have to ftp these files after I zip
      >them, so I approach this with great motivation.
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