AddDirectory

The AddDirectory component adds the contents of a specified directory to an existing zip archive.

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Ports

The AddDirectory component exposes the Control In, Control Out, Data In, and Data Out ports by default.

Port Description
ControlIn Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.
ControlOut Can be connected to the Control In port of another component or the default end component.
Data In The AddDirectory component exposes the following Data In by default:

zipFilePath: specifies the location of the zip archive to which the contents of the specified directory are to be added (string).
directoryPath: specifies the location of the directory whose contents are to be added to the zip archive(string).
Data Out Returns the Boolean value “True” if the directory contents are successfully added to the specified zip archive. Otherwise, returns “False”.

Properties

To edit the properties of the Add Directory component, in the Properties window, change the required property. You can edit the following properties.

Property Description
Search Search for the respective property.
Delay After Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) after the action is performed.
Delay Before Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) before the action is performed.

Example

Let us consider an example.

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To add the contents of a directory to a zip archive:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Utilities and then expand Zip.

  2. Drag the AddDirectory component and drop it on the Design surface.

  3. Double-click the zipFilePath box and enter the path of the zip archive.

  4. Double-click the directoryPath box and enter the path of the required directory.

    Note

    You can override the existing data source for the zipFilePath and directoryPath Data In ports.

    To override the existing data source:

    • Right-click the required Data In port.

    • Click Override and change the data source.

    To learn more about overriding the data source of the data port, refer the Override section.

  5. Connect all the control ports in the activity.

  6. In the toolbar, click Run.
    Intellibot executes the workflow, and adds the directory content to the specified zip archive.