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How to unzip files at webpage from zip file at server

Jul 13, 2011 at 1:53 AM

I want to figure how use the dotnetzip library to download the a zip file from the server, and then unzip the zipfile at clients webpage.

Does anyone have some source code I can download and see how this is done?


Steven Frierdic

Jul 13, 2011 at 6:43 PM

You want to unzip a zipfile , within a webpage running in a browser?  is that it?

To do that I guess you will need to use a Javascript program to unzip the zipfile.

DotNetZip doesn't run in browsers - it is not Javascript. But there are Javascript libraries that read/extract zip files.

a working example:

You can grab all the source for that example, here:

Good luck.