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How to label text files as such in zip archive

I am told, about a zip archive I created under Mavericks from the Finder File menu, with a directory containing both pdf and text files: "No file is labelled as text by zipinfo". People ask me to use ...
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Can I create a self-extracting archive for Mac?

In Windows I can create self-extracting archives, which end in exe instead of rar, and then you don't need to have an unarchiver available to extract them. How can I create a self-extracting archive ...
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Is it possible to create a compressed file protected by password that can be opened on Mac & PC?

Is it possible, on a Mac, to create a password-protected zip file, that can be decompressed on a PC and on Mac without problems? Is there a free way to do it if possible?
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Download files and keep archive

Is there a way to keep the archive of a downloaded file/folder? Currently, the archive is moved directly to the Trash can as soon as the content is expanded. Thanks Update: screenshot following MK's ...
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Removing archived messages from Mail app in Mavericks

I've noticed that I have just over 20GB worth of archived messages on my SSD eating valuable space. I suspect it is the attachments that is taking the majority of it. Is there a way to stop archiving ...
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Duplicate archive subfolders with Mail.app

I have a strange problem with Mail and I cannot understand if it's a bug or not. When I archive a message, Mail creates duplicated subfolders. They are called "On my Mac" and they are located under "...
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How can I create a zip archive for Windows and Linux users?

In Finder, when I create an archive ("Compress items..."), the resulting zip archive has .DS_Store files in folders and files have resource forks. How can I create a zip archive suitable for cross ...
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Why extracted .app file appears in Finder 3.1 Mb and in bash only 102 bytes?

I extracted atMonitor using Archive Utility and The Unarchiver and in both cases it appears in the Finder as 3.1Mb and in bash only 102 bytes. Strange is that I can execute it and I can look in the ...
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How do I setup Apple Mail to automatically move old email to the Archive folder?

I want Apple Mail to automatically move all email, read and unread, to the Archive folder IF it's past a certain date. I want this move to take effect on ALL my devices (mac,iPad,iPhone,etc). How can ...
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Not able to extract any .gz or .tar file (Mac OS X 10.5.8)

I have Mac OS X 10.5.8. I am not able to extract .tar or .tgz files with any of the extractor utilities (Mac OS Default Archiver or WinZip or 7zip or any other, I have tried almost all possible). ...
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Facebook app on iPad crashes every time I want to go into messages [closed]

I have an iPad 3, updated to iOS 6.0.1. I can use my Facebook app well in every department apart from messages. In both the top display and side display, when I click on the messages option the ...
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how to make an “archive” button for Mail.app in mac os x mountain lion to work with gmail accounts?

has anyone tried to build an "archive" button for apple mail to move mails from the Inbox to All Mail in Mail.app (Mountain lion)? there is this page: http://stl.techinno.nl/archive/ but it wont ...
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Can I fix things so Archive Utility doesn't hang on all zip files?

I am using Mac OS X 10.8.2. I don't know exactly when it started (might have been after the upgrade to 10.8.2, but not sure), but now, any zip file I try to open starts up 'Archive Utility', but then ...
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Software for managing Word files (doc, docx) archive

I have an archive of .doc/.docx files, which I'm frequently using to pull some information. I'm looking for some software that would allow me to search through the content of all these files (Mac OS X ...
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Archiving mail from Mail.app

In Microsoft Outlook I archive my mail by creating various archive files on the local disk. Can I do something similar to this with Mail.app? I would like to archive some of my iCloud email on my ...
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Can I change compression settings on built-in archive utility?

I have a bunch of files I want to compress to stick in my dropbox account (as a single archive file.) When I select all the files in Finder and right click, I get the choice to "compress", which does ...
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Files in ISO DIsappear When Mounted

Some time ago I downloaded a QuickLook plugin that allowed me to look at the files in an ISO called Suspicious Package. I used this to inspect the contents of an ISO and it displayed this: And ...
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Compressed archive in Lion creates a root-level “Archive” folder in .zip file

I'm trying to compress 5 files into an Archive.zip Selecting the 5 files and using Finder's built in Compress feature, the resulting Archive.zip contains a root level folder name "Archive", which in ...
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Back up iChat logs to Gmail?

Is it possible to automatically back up iChats to Gmail? There used to be a program called Chatalog but it's discontinued now. Some details about Chatalog: Chatalog is a powerful app for ...
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Find which RAR file is bad

I have a RAR I downloaded made up of multiple files. When trying to extract it, it tells me the data is incomplete, something bad with one of the files. Considering I had to download multiple large ...
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How do I confirm that an audio CD has been converted to bin/cue bit for bit

I am archiving my CD collection onto an external hard drive. I have been using Toast to create bin/cue files so that I will have an exact copy of each CD. However, many of the bin/cue files are being ...
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apple mail 4.5 max. mbox export size limited to approx. 4.7GB

following is a problem that we have been trying to solve for a while now... we are attempting to archive a couple of rather large mail folders from within apple mail, they contain in excess of 20000 ...
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Can a normal Mac OS system open zip and tar archives?

I have to upload an archive for some Linux, Windows and Mac OS users. I'm using Linux so I'm sure everybody could handle a tar file, Windows users will get some problems, so I think zip is the best ...
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How do I get archive to work in Mail.app in Lion?

I can't get archive to work on Lion. When I choose archive in Mail.app it creates a folder called Archived. That's not what I want. When I choose delete it doesn't remove the message from my inbox. It ...
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RSS reader and archiver application?

I am looking for a decent RSS reader app that would double up as an archiver. It would let me flag any posts that I find valuable for PERMANENT storage in a database. Even when the blog is no longer ...
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How do I extract an ECM archive in Mac OS X Lion?

I came across a ECM archive that I need to extract. The Unarchiver can't handle this format, and I'm not sure about other utilities. How do I extract ECM in Mac OS X Lion?
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How do you create an archive file which unarchives into the current folder?

At the moment, if I create a TAR or ZIP file foo.tar - containing multiple files and directories - when I double click on the archive it creates a folder foo containing all of the archived items. Is ...
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Create a HTML bundle?

How can I create a bundle of HTML/CSS/JS/Image files that can be double-clicked to bring up a web browser? Ideally I would like to be able to use an icon on the file as well. Is there a plugin for ...
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How to auto show unarchived files in Finder?

Currently Archive Utility is configured to unzip all archives opened by me in their directory. While this is good it is not enough for me, I want it to show me the result in Finder. How can I obtain ...