Zip Files (legacy)

This node zips files into an archive. The path to the files has to be contained in the input table.

This legacy filehandling node has been replaced by Compress Files/Folder / Compress Files/Folder (Table) and will be deprecated in the foreseeable future. For further information about the new file handling framework see the File Handling Guide.


Location column
The column that contains the location to the files that should be archived. The location has to contain the absolute path. It can either be a String or an URI.
Output format
Specifies the format of the output file.
A zip file.
Tar file compressed with gzip.
Tar file compressed with bzip2.
Output file
Path of the archive that will be created. You can use local filesystem paths or URL, given that they are allow for writing.
Path handling
Specifies how the file path shall be handled inside the archive.
Use full path
The full filepath will be used for every file.
Use only filename
Only the filename will be used, so the archive will contain no directories.
Truncate prefix
The given prefix will be cut off of the file paths inside the archive. To locate the files, the full path is still required in the input table.
Prefix directory
Prefix of the path that will be truncated.
If file exists...
Specifies the behavior if a file with the same name already exists.
Overwrites the whole file and ignores its content.
Append (Overwrite)
Appends the new files into the existing archive. It will overwrite files within the archive that have the same name as new ones.
Append (Abort)
Appends the new files into the existing archive. It will abort if the archive contains files that would need to be overwritten. In this case the old file will be retained as it is.
Will abort if the file already exists, while keeping the file untouched.

Input Ports

Has to have a column that contains the path to the files that should be archived.

Output Ports

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