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.
|Title||Changes the Title (not the name) of the task.|
|ZIP File Name||Full file name and path for the Zip file to create, including extension.|
|Folder Name||Full file path of the folder that will be zipped.|
|Overwrite ZIP||TRUE to overwrite an existing Zip, FALSE to keep existing file.|
|Result Constant||The 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 Name||Example Rule||Example Result||Meaning|
|ZIP File Name||"C:\MyDocuments\Specifications\ZIPFolder\Documents" &DWSpecificationId&".zip"||C:\Main\MyDocuments\Specifications\ZIPFolder\Documents9999.zip||This 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\ProductInfo||This is the location of the folder to Zip.|
|Overwrite ZIP||TRUE||TRUE||TRUE will overwrite the Zip folder if it already exists in the Folder location.|
|Result Constant||"DWConstantReport"||DWConstantReport||This is the name of the Constant that the Macro Task will report to.|
This task has different types of Outputs. For more information about Outputs see Specification Macros Task Node.
Outputs are only available within Specification Macros. Currently Outputs are not available for Specification Flow.
This task supports Status Outputs. These can be used to perform different actions depending on what the status outcome of the task is. For more information see Status Outputs in the Task Node Outputs section of Specification Macros Task Node.
The status output navigation is as follows:
Success (one of the following occurred)
Success with Warnings (one of the following occurred)
Failed (one of the following occurred)