Re: [Clip] add files to a zip
- 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.Happy Clip'n!
>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).
>; 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@...>
>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
>> your wizards such as:
>> ^?[(T=D)Folder to
>Pure ignorance and confusion on my part, thanks!
>> Also, check out my FtpZip for some ideas using WinZip and Ws_Ftp.
>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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