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unzip multiple files into a folder

unzip multiple files into a folder


My Graphic designer is going to work on batch editing of product photos. The photos are sent to him in multiple zip files (50+). Is there a way to create a program to identify the zip files, extract the files inside to a folder, and move to the next one? Also, would it be possible if the zip files are in sub-folders with multiple levels to identify them as well and perform the same type of operation?

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RE: unzip multiple files into a folder

The thread got dumped here by accident.

I haven't started yet since I wanted to see if it was even possible first. I am in the research phase right now.


RE: unzip multiple files into a folder

Definitely possible, however probably more suited to a shell script than awk, so I'd suggest posting in forum822: UNIX Scripting.

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RE: unzip multiple files into a folder

I haven't ever programed UNIX. BTW he will be using Win XP. I was thinking of a .bat file maybe or even a Excel VB script...

RE: unzip multiple files into a folder

Yes, either of those would be the way to go (just "VB Script"... no need to involve Excel for this one). Or PowerShell. Or I'd use Cygwin, but that's for we bearded Unixey people.

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