Zip function on win 7

Mike Matthews omnis at lineal.co.uk
Thu Aug 16 17:06:40 EDT 2012


Quite sure. 34c tomorrow and for the rest of August. Yes, quite sure. 

Mike



Mike Matthews, Managing Director, Lineal Software Solutions Ltd

Apple Reseller, Microsoft Partner, SQLWorks Business Partner
phone: 01271 850550 | web: lineal.co.uk | email: mike at lineal.co.uk

On 17 Aug 2012, at 00:01, Wizardcompserv at aol.com wrote:

> Are you sure about that it could be raining
> 
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> Wendy Osbaldestin
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> In a message dated 16/08/2012 19:39:23 GMT Daylight Time,  
> omnis at lineal.co.uk writes:
> 
> Tomorrow  is fine. 
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Mike
> 
> Mike Matthews, Managing Director,  Lineal Software Solutions Ltd
> 
> Apple Reseller, Microsoft Partner,  SQLWorks Business Partner
> phone: 01271 850550 | web: lineal.co.uk | email:  mike at lineal.co.uk
> 
> On 16 Aug 2012, at 20:50, "Pedro Santos"  <pedro.santos at macwin.pt> wrote:
> 
>> I have to check, but  theoretically the code execution should halt until
>> the zipping process  is finished.
>> If not, you can create a while loop to check if the file  is created
>> recording its size on each loop and wait until it doesn't  change.
>> 
>> I can't look at the code right now, but I can check  it for you tomorrow
>> if you want.
>> 
>> -----Mensagem  original-----
>> De: Mike Matthews [mailto:omnis at lineal.co.uk] 
>> Enviada: quinta-feira, 16 de Agosto de 2012 18:39
>> Para: OmnisDev List  - English
>> Assunto: Re: Zip function on win 7
>> 
>> Pedro,  
>> 
>> How do you know the zipping is finished?  If you have a  large file to
>> do, it could take over a minute to zip. 
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> Mike
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Mike  Matthews, Managing Director, Lineal Software Solutions Ltd
>> 
>> Apple Reseller, Microsoft Partner, SQLWorks Business Partner
>> phone:  01271 850550 | web: lineal.co.uk | email: mike at lineal.co.uk
>> 
>> On 16 Aug 2012, at 20:17, "Pedro Santos" <pedro.santos at macwin.pt>  wrote:
>> 
>>> I was in a meeting. Sorry for the  delay.
>>> 
>>> I changed the command since the example I had  was to compress a file 
>>> and not a folder, but it has both a source  and target folder
>> parameters.
>>> If you call the executable  with a "/?" or a "/h" it should list all 
>>> the parameters it  accepts.
>>> 
>>> I'm glad it helped.
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Pedro
>>> 
>>> -----Mensagem  original-----
>>> De: Will Adkin  [mailto:will.adkin at lineal.co.uk]
>>> Enviada: quinta-feira, 16 de  Agosto de 2012 15:56
>>> Para: OmnisDev List - English
>>> Assunto: Re: Zip function on win 7
>>> 
>>> Got it - found a  great examples site at 
>>> /www.dotnetperls.com/7-zip-examples
>>> 
>>> Thanks  again!
>>> 
>>> Will Adkin, Software Development Manager,  Lineal Software Solutions 
>>> Ltd Apple Reseller, Microsoft Partner,  SQLWorks Business Partner 
>>> office
>>> phone: 01271 850550  | web: lineal.co.uk | email: will at lineal.co.uk
>>> 
>>> On 16  Aug 2012, at 15:13, Will Adkin <will.adkin at lineal.co.uk>  wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Thanks Pedro - this is a great  help
>>>> 
>>>> the only thing is it always seems to zip  the Omnis dev folder and put
>> 
>>>> it in the  lvcFolder
>>>> 
>>>> so if lvcFolder is the destination  folder where do you specify the
>>> source folder?
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Will Adkin, Software Development Manager,  Lineal Software Solutions 
>>>> Ltd Apple Reseller, Microsoft  Partner, SQLWorks Business Partner 
>>>> office phone: 01271 850550  | web: lineal.co.uk | email:
>>>> will at lineal.co.uk
>>>> 
>>>> On 16 Aug 2012, at 14:14, Pedro Santos  <pedro.santos at macwin.pt>
>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi Will.
>>>>> 
>>>>> We use  7zip with the command line:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Start  program minimized {[con(lvc7zipfolder,'\7z.exe a -sfx7z.sfx  
>>>>> -t7z ',lvcFolder,' -m0=BCJ -m1=LZMA:d=25 -mx=9 -ms  -mmt')]}
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hth,
>>>>> Pedro
>>>>> 
>>>>> -----Mensagem  original-----
>>>>> De: Will Adkin  [mailto:will.adkin at lineal.co.uk]
>>>>> Enviada: quinta-feira, 16  de Agosto de 2012 13:15
>>>>> Para:  omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com
>>>>> Assunto: Zip function on  win 7
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hi List,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Does anyone know of a way to zip a folder and its  contents on a 
>>>>> Windows
>>>>> 7 machine (64  bit) using Omnis 5.2.1? We have this code to do it on 
>>>>> a
>>>>> mac:
>>>>> 
>>>>> ;   Prepare the applescript.
>>>>> Begin text  block
>>>>> Text: tell application "Finder" (Carriage  return)
>>>>> Text: do shell script "cd [ParentDirPosixPath] ;  zip -r
>>> '[ZipFileName]'
>>>>> '[SourceName]'"  (Carriage return)
>>>>> Text: end tell (Carriage  return)
>>>>> End text block
>>>>> Get text block  Script
>>>>> 
>>>>> ;  Execute the  applescript.
>>>>> Do $runapplescript(Script,Result) Returns  ErrCode
>>>>> 
>>>>> I've been spending all  morning trying to figure out the world of 
>>>>> dll's and  SHELL32, but so far no joy. No luck with Java either...
>>>>> 
>>>>> If any one else does this in their app i'd love some  pointers...
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks in  advance,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Will  Adkin
>>>>> Lineal
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Will Adkin, Software Development Manager, Lineal Software  Solutions 
>>>>> Ltd Apple Reseller, Microsoft Partner, SQLWorks  Business Partner 
>>>>> office
>>>>> phone: 01271  850550 | web: lineal.co.uk | email: will at lineal.co.uk
>>>>> 
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