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Extracts files in an archive.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Archive 9.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Archive.Extract"; Archive; FileList; DestinationFolder { ; Passphrase } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Archive Either container with archive or native file path. "C:\test\"
FileList Optional list of files to extract.
Pass empty text when you need all files.
DestinationFolder The native path to the destination folder. "/Users/cs/Desktop"
Passphrase Optional
Password to use.


Returns OK or error.


Extracts files in an archive.
Restores file permissions, times, Mac metadata and file flags.


Expand an archive:

MBS( "Archive.Extract";
"/Users/cs/Desktop/"; /* path to archive (or container) */
"" /* all files */;
"/Users/cs/Desktop/"; /* dest */
"98234kjh245234" /* password */)

See also

Created 11st December 2018, last changed 12nd February 2019

Archive.Content   -   Archive.FileList

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