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ZipFile.Open

Creates a new zip archive.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Compression 3.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "ZipFile.Open"; Path { ; Mode } )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Path Native file path. $path
Mode Optional
The appending mode: 0 to create a new archive (default), 1 create on file end, 2 append to existing archive.
0

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Creates a new zip archive.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.

Examples

Create new archive:

MBS( "ZipFile.Open"; "c:\folder\test.zip"; 0 )

See also

Example Databases


ZipFile.CreateFile   -   ZipFile.SetCompressionLevel

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