Create Archive

   

 

The Create Archive actions allows you to create archives using any of the following formats:

Zip, 7z, GZip, BZip2, TAR

 

More Info on the 7Zip based actions

 

7zip_createarchive

 

Archive Name - specify the name of the new archive.  The file extension should match the type of archive you are creating (eg. ZIP)

 

Root Directory - you can optionally set this to a directory so that the included files can be relative to this directory

 

Working Directory - any temporary files will be placed in this directory

 

Recurse - specify how it should deal with sub-folders

 

Password - specify a password to protect the archive.  You'll need to supply this password to decrypt the archive

 

 

7zip_archiveoptions

 

Archive Type - specify the archive type you want to create.  It should match the file extension of the archive name.

 

Solid Mode, SFX, and Multithreaded are modes available if you choose the 7zip format

 

Compression Level - specify which compression level you require.  Higher compression levels require more CPU and memory. Some compression formats only support a subset of the available compression levels.

 

 

7zip_includefiles

 

Specify the files to include in the new archive.

If you don't specify a fully qualified filename, then the working directory must be set on the Settings tab.

 

The add button allows you to add a file, folder, or Other.  Other is typically used to enter a wildcard filespec, such as *.txt

 

7zip_excludefiles

 

Specify any files or filespecs to exclude from the archive.