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Archive.ExtractFile

Extracts one file and returns as container.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Archive 10.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Archive.ExtractFile"; Archive; FilePath { ; Passphrase; New file name } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example Flags
Archive Either container with archive or native file path. "C:\test\test.zip"
FilePath The path name of the file within the archive. "test/test.jpg"
Passphrase Password to use for the archive. Optional
New file name The new file name to use for container.
Default is to use name of the item in the zip archive.
Optional

Result

Returns container or error.

Description

Extracts one file and returns as container.
You may use Archive.FileList to get a list of file names in the archive.

For pure gz file without an archive, you can use Archive.GZipDecompress function.

Examples

Extract one PDF file:

Set Field [ Contacts::Photo Container ; MBS( "Archive.ExtractFile"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/Archiv.zip"; "test40.pdf") ]

Show version number of MBS plugin in Mac container:

# New Script in file Install Plugin Update if needed

# extract info file with metadata
Set Variable [ $InfoFile ; Value: MBS( "Archive.ExtractFile"; Install Plugin Update if needed::Plugin File Mac; "MBS.fmplugin/Contents/Info.plist" ) ]
# get it as text
Set Variable [ $InfoText ; Value: MBS( "Container.GetText"; $InfoFile; "FILE") ]
# query version entry in XML
Set Variable [ $version ; Value: MBS( "XML.GetPathValue"; $InfoText; "plist.dict.string[6]") ]
Show Custom Dialog [ "Version of MBS Plugin" ; $version ]

Extract Mac version number via RegEx:

# extract info file with metadata
Set Variable [ $InfoFile ; Value: MBS( "Archive.ExtractFile"; Install Plugin Update if needed::Plugin File Mac; "MBS.fmplugin/Contents/Info.plist" ) ] 
# get version as text
Set Variable [ $version ; Value: MBS( "RegEx.Extract"; $infoText; "<key>CFBundleVersion</key>\s*<string>(.*)</string>"; "\1"; "greedy, caseless" ) ] 
Show Custom Dialog [ "MBS Version" ; $version ]

See also

Release notes

Example Databases

Blog Entries

Created 7th September 2020, last changed 18th June 2021


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