RE: [Clip] unzipping a file, then more
- What John said. There is no command line interface built into Windows to do
I looked into it for work.
You could use the commands to compress into cab files and then extract from
Otherwise you need some other program with a command line option.
On Sep 16, 2012 9:07 AM, "John Shotsky" <jshotsky@...> wrote:
> I do that all the time, using the command line version of 7zip, which is
> 7za. Download it here:
> Look for the command line version. It doesn't need an install, it just
> goes to a 'home' folder that all my clips know
> about. You could put it into Windows path, if you wanted it available all
> the time.
> Then, in NoteTab, you'll write a command to do your bidding.
> My command line looks like:
> ^!Dos ^%7za% e "^%EbookPath%^%DestFile%" -o"^%DebugPath%" -aoa
> The wait is needed to let it finish what can be a slow process depending
> on the size of the file. I set the variables up
> ahead of time for the working folder, etc. The above command gives me the
> result that I need. I use it for unzipping
> Epub Ebooks, so I can get the html into NoteTab. You could just as easily
> grab xml, and do whatever you want to it.
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> Behalf Of Dean Martineau
> Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2012 23:45
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> Subject: [Clip] unzipping a file, then more
> I want to try to create a clip that will take a zip file, unzip it to a
> folder, open the contained file ending in xml, strip tags from that file,
> delete some text, and save to a specific location as text.
> Most of this I think I can puzzle out, but not the first part. Usually on
> win7 system I can use Expand All from the context menu to unzip the file
> into a folder based on its name, and its name will also be the name of the
> file I want to open, but I can't see now to perform that function with the
> clip function.
> Look forward to any ideas.
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- Dean wrote:
>I want to try to create a clip that will take a zip file, unzip it to aI haven't tried this set of small programs myself yet, but they are
>folder, open the contained file ending in xml, strip tags from that file,
>delete some text, and save to a specific location as text.
>Most of this I think I can puzzle out, but not the first part
intended for just this use and probably worth looking into. I know
there are other similar programs too, but these are the ones I know
where to find.