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7-Zip Action

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The 7-Zip action creates a step to create, add, update, or test files in a 7-Zip, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, or TAR file or extract or list files in a 7-Zip, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, RAR, CAB, ISO, ARJ, LZH, CHM, MSI, WIM, Z, CPIO, RPM, DEB or NSIS file.


This action requires 7-Zip to be installed. It has been tested with 7-Zip versions 4 thru 21 and may work with other versions as well.


7-Zip Tab


Options tab


Advanced Tab


Remote Tab



The ZIP Files and UNZIP Files actions can also be used to create, update, and extract from ZIP, GZIP, and TAR files.
If Visual Build doesn't detect that this product is installed when first run, this action will not be displayed (existing steps will still be displayed in the Step panes and will build normally).  To show all hidden actions, right-click in the Actions pane and choose Show Hidden.