Re: ZIP File Manager

Subject: Re: ZIP File Manager
From: holmegm -at- comcast -dot- net
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2003 15:40:31 +0000

"Jeff Hanvey" <jewahe -at- lycos -dot- co -dot- uk> wrote:

>I work with a lot of ZIP files that I didn't create. For various reasons, I
>only work with certain files within these zips, and I want to get rid of the
>fluff in the interest of decreasing file size (I want to be able to store
>these reports on a CD so I can keep them for reference).
>Does anyone know of a good file manager with integrated zip support? I'd
>like to have something that will treat ZIPs like a folder, let me do a
>search for certain file types, and delete those files. Short of extracting
>all the files, I'm at a loss - and I have been googling all morning,
>downloading candidates, and rejecting them...

I think that Windows XP did this by default (allowed you to enter ZIP files
as though they were directories) right in Explorer. At least it did until I
installed WinZIP, becuase I wanted my familiar interface.

Greg Holmes


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