Decompressing .dwf

Aug 5, 2009 at 4:19 PM

I'm trying to decompress a .dwf file. Dwf files are zip files, I tried to decompress a .dwf with Winzip and Winrar and was ok. But when trying to decompress with DotNetZip library obtain an exception. Also obtain an exception when trying to decompress with J#. The I tried UnZip-5.51, and tell me the headers have \ instead of /, but decompresses succesfully. Can be this the cause of the excepcion with DotNetZip?

Coordinator
Aug 5, 2009 at 5:21 PM

yes, that could be the cause.  I don't know what a DWF file is, but if you make one available to me for download, I can have a look.

Aug 5, 2009 at 5:48 PM

I put a small dwf for you in next link:

http://castellon.aplicad.com/descargas/temp/plot.dwf

Thanks a lot
Coordinator
Aug 5, 2009 at 6:04 PM

perfect.  I was able to have a look at the file.  I think a very small change in the library will allow the file to be read.  I'll give you an update in a moment.

Coordinator
Aug 5, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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Coordinator
Aug 5, 2009 at 6:24 PM

Yes, I just ran the tests  - a very small change allowed the DWF file to be read successfully.

I will post a new version in a short while.

Aug 5, 2009 at 10:04 PM

Thanks a lot :-D that’s really great!!!

Coordinator
Aug 5, 2009 at 10:17 PM

ok, v1.8.4.15 is now available - it should work for .dwf files.  check it out.

Aug 6, 2009 at 7:57 AM
I downloaded the new version, works great, thans a lot!! :-D