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Extracts one file and returns as container.

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


Parameter Description Example Flags
Archive Either container with archive or native file path. "C:\test\"
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.


Returns container or error.


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


Extract one PDF file:

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

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Created 7th September 2020, last changed 22nd February 2021

Archive.Extract   -   Archive.FileList

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