INFO100, Introductory Visual Basic

Using SuperZip

It is required to use superzip for this course; it is not acceptable to use WinZip or PkZip or any other zip utility; the reason is that there are incompatibilities among these programs; I will always use superzip

To Create a Zip File

  1. have all of the files to be zipped in a working folder with no other files
  2. start superzip
  3. cancel the Profile Information window
  4. click the 1st toolbar icon "Create a new archive"
  5. use the New Archive window to locate the folder where you want the zip file to be created; type the name for your zip file in the text box; click the Save command button
  6. click the 5th toolbar icon "Add file to archive"; answer yes to the confirm window
  7. use the Add Files window to locate your working directory; select all of the files; click the open command button
  8. quit from superzip

To Unzip a Zip File

  1. prepare an empty working folder into which you will unzip the files
  2. start superzip
  3. cancel the Profile Information window
  4. click the 2nd toolbar icon "Open an existing archive"
  5. use the "Open archive" window to locate the zip file to be unzipped; double click on the file name
  6. select all of the file names in the superzip window
  7. click the 6th toolbar icon "Extract file from archive"; answer yes to the confirm window
  8. use the Select directory window to locate the working folder into which you will extract the files; click the OK command button
  9. quit from superzip