Create & extract zip files - Cloud

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There are several options for zipping files. The option you choose depends on whether you want to zip an entire folder or just its contents.

To create a zip file in your folder:

  1. Select the files you want to zip or use Select > All from the toolbar.
  2. From the shortcut menu, click Add to zip.

    The zip file is created in your current folder.

To zip and download files:

  1. Select the files you want to download. You must select at least two files to create the zip file.
  2. Right-click and select Download > ...in one zip file.

    The File Download window is displayed.

  3. Save the file to your chosen location.

To extract a zip file:

  1. Select the zip file in the folder.
  2. From the shortcut menu, click Unzip.
  3. Type the name of the folder where you want the files to be extracted.
  4. Click OK to create the folder and extract the contents of the zip file.