DriveWorks Pro 17: Zip Folder [send feedback...]

Zip Folder

This task creates a Zip file based on a given full file path with Zip file name and a folder to Zip. The task allows the user to decide whether to overwrite the Zip file if it exists or not and will report to a specified reporting Constant that will report if successful. If the task is not it will be set to an error condition prefixed with #ZPERROR.

Zip Folder Properties

Property NameDescription
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.
ZIP File NameFull file name and path for the Zip file to create, including extension.
Folder NameFull file path of the folder that will be zipped.
Overwrite ZIPTRUE to overwrite an existing Zip, FALSE to keep existing file.
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 property see How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
ZIP File Name"C:\MyDocuments\Specifications\ZIPFolder\Documents" &DWSpecificationId&".zip"C:\Main\MyDocuments\Specifications\ZIPFolder\Documents9999.zipThis is the file name and full file path to the location of the created Zip Folder.
Folder Name"C:\MyDocuments\Projects\ProductInfo"C:\MyDocuments\Projects\ProductInfoThis is the location of the folder to Zip.
Overwrite ZIPTRUETRUETRUE will overwrite the Zip folder if it already exists in the Folder location.
Result Constant"DWConstantReport"DWConstantReportThis is the name of the Constant that the Macro Task will report to.

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