zip_zip copies files in a new or existing zip file.


This is an obsolete function. Use p7z_zip instead.

ret = zip_zip(ssRootDirectory, ssZipfile, svFiles)
ret = zip_zip(ssRootDirectory, ssZipfile, svFiles, svOptions)

Return Value

ret is 1 or an error object (see error_create) if an error occurred (see example).



ssRootDirectory is a path name.


ssZipfile is the complete zip file name.


svFiles contains one or more path names with files which will be saved in the zip archive.


svOptions is a vector with strings:

“comment” oder “c” Comment. The next element in the vector must be the comment.
“recurse” oder “r” All sub directory will be added to the archive.
“verbose” oder “v” Verbose mode.
“quiet” oder “q” Quit move.
“delete” oder “d” Removes files from the archive.
“level” oder “l” Compression level (0-9)


ret = zip_zip("c:/", "c:/", "c:/Programme/UniPlot", ["recurse", "quiet"])
if (type(ret) == "error") {


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