DriveWorks Pro 16: Extract a ZIP file to a given location [send feedback...]

Extract a ZIP file to a given location

Extracts a zip file based on a given zip file name and a target location. Has a reporting constant that will be set to be a list of the files extracted from the zip, or an error condition prefixed with #ZPERROR.


Property NameDescription
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.
ZIP File NameFull file name and path for the zip file to extract, including extension.
Target LocationTarget location for the zip contents (Leave blank to extract to a folder of the same name in the same location as the zip).
Result ConstantThe name of the constant that the result will be posted to (with or without the DWConstant prefix).


When this Task is added the properties are static. To be able to build rules on a static properties see How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
ZIP File Name"C:\MyDownloads\"C:\MyDownloads\Specs.zipThis is the name and full file path of the Zip file that is to be extracted.
Target Location"C:\MyDocuments\ExtractedZip"C:\MyDocuments\ExtractedZipThis is the location where the zipped file will be extracted to.
Result Constant"ReportStatus"ReportStatusThis is the name of the constant that will report information about extracting the Zip file.

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