Set Directory Exclusions

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Sets a list of directory names that will be excluded when creating a zip file.

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Zip – the ZipItem that will be used.

Exclusions – the list of directory names to be excluded. More than one exclusion can be added by setting a comma, backslash or forward slash delimiter between exclusions.

The following examples would bypass all folders with the name of folder one, folder two and folder three when zipping up directories.

Comma delimited: folder one, folder two, folder three

Backslash delimited: folder one/ folder two/ folder three

Forward slash delimited: folder one\folder two\folder three

Set File Exclusions

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Sets a pattern that will be excluded when creating a zip file.

A pattern such as *.jpg will exclude all jpg files from being zipped.

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Zip – the ZipItem that will be used.

Exclusions – the list of exclusions to be added. More than one exclusion can be added by setting a comma, backslash or forward slash delimiter between exclusions.

The following examples would bypass all jpg, exe and html files when zipping up directories.

Comma delimited: *.jpg, *.exe, *.html

Backslash delimited: *.jpg/ *.exe /*.html

Forward slash delimited: *.jpg\*.exe\*.html

Zip Matching Pattern Builder

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File Path – the variable that will containe the path to where the zip file will be saved as.

Note: the variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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Choose Yes if the zip file will be password protected.

Password – the variable that will contain the password.

Note: the password variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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Local Directory – the variable that will contain the local directory path that will be added to the final zip file. Note: the variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

Keeping the Folder Structure – click Yes to maintain folders and the structure of child folders. Click No will just add all content to the zip file without any structure.

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Matching Pattern – add all files that match a pattern to a zip file.

Example: setting the pattern to *.png will zip only png files.

Created Script

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New Zip File – returns a new ZipItem.

Set Password – sets the password for the ZipItem.

Add Matching Pattern – adds a pattern that will be used when zipping content.

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Create Zip File – adds the contents and generates the zip file.

Close Zip – closes the ZipItem.

Zip FIle Builder

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File Path – the variable that will containe the path to where the zip file will be saved as.

Note: the variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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File Path – the path to the file that will be added to the final zip file.

Note: the variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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Choose Yes if the zip file will be password protected.

Password – the variable that will contain the password.

Note: the password variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

Create Script

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New Zip File – returns a new ZipItem.

Set Password – sets the password for the ZipItem.

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Add File – adds a file to the ZipItem.

Create Zip File – adds the contents and generates the zip file.

Close Zip – closes the ZipItem.

Zip Directory Builder

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File Path – the variable that will contain the path to where the zip file will be saved as.

Note: the variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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Choose Yes if the zip file will be password protected.

Password – the variable that will contain the password.

Note: the password variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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Local Directory – the variable that will contain the local directory path that will be added to the final zip file. Note: the variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

Keeping the Folder Structure – click Yes to maintain folders and the structure of child folders. Click No will just add all content to the zip file without any structure.

Created Script

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New Zip File – returns a new ZipItem.

Add Directory – adds the content of a directory to the ZipItem

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Create Zip File – adds the contents and generates the zip file.

Close Zip – closes the ZipItem.

Unzip New Files Builder

The Unzip New File Action Builder unzips all new files from an existing zip file.

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File Path – the path of the zip file.

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Choose Yes if the zip file will contain a password.

Password – the variable that will contain the password.

Note: the password variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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Unzip Directory – the variable that will contain the path to where the contents will be saved.

Note: the variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

Created Script

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Open Zip File – opens an existing zip file.

Unzip New File – unzips only new files that are not already contained in the directory.

Close Zip – closes the open zip file.

Unzip Matching Pattern Builder

The Unzip Matching Pattern unzips all contents of an existing zip file that match a pattern.

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File Path – the path of the zip file.

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Choose Yes if the zip file will contain a password.

Password – the variable that will contain the password.

Note: the password variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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Unzip Directory – the variable that will contain the path to where the contents will be saved.

Note: the variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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Matching Pattern – unzips all files that match a pattern.

Example: setting the pattern to *.png will unzip only png files.

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Choose Yes to replace any files that may exist in the save directory.

Created Script

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Open Zip File – opens an existing zip file.

Unzip Matching Pattern – unzips the contents that match a pattern to a directory.

Close Zip – closes the open zip file.

Unzip File Builder

The Unzip File Action Builder takes a zip file and unzips the contents to a directory.

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File Path – the path of the zip file.

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Choose Yes if the zip file will contain a password.

Password – the variable that will contain the password.

Note: the password variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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Unzip Directory – the variable that will contain the directory to which the contents will be saved.

Note: the directory variable will need to be set prior to this point in the script.

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Choose Yes to replace any files that may exist in the save directory.

Created Script

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Open Zip File – opens an existing zip file.

Unzip File – unzips the open zip file to a directory.

Close Zip – closes the open zip file.

Overview of Builders

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Action Builders are step by step wizards that help you build scripts quickly.

Click on the Action Builder and the Action Builder Wizard will pop up.