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How to zip a file using Visual Basic 6 and the Windows Shell

When it was a matter of zipping a file, I always choosed the easy way: find a thirdy part activex or dll which could do the job for me. This time, I wanted to find my way to zip a file using Visual Basic 6 (or Visual Basic for Application - aka VBA) and the windows shell. The consderation came from the fact that, since Windows XP,  the support of zipping-unizzping files is a native feature of the OS. After a long search and multiple fixes, I finally came up with a stable solution which I'm going to quickly explain and post...

posted @ Friday, March 27, 2009 11:40 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Visual Basic VBA ]

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