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Compress method or command line to real-time compress output file.


vCompress = DBF.Compress
DBF.Compress = vCompress




Predefined values :

Zero length string - no compress
1 - pkzip, pkzip.exe -a <output> <input>
2 - arj, arj.exe a -e <output> <input>


Compress outgoing file by PKZIP.EXE

  'Create Recordset and DBF objects
  Set ADORS = CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
  Set DBF = CreateObject("RSConvert.DBF")
  ADORS.Open "Payments", "DSN=ADOSamples"
  DBF.Compress = 1
  'Write zipped DBF file to the client 
  Response.BinaryWrite DBF.GetFile(ADORS)

Other links for Compress

Methods of DBF class

GetFile, SaveRS

Properties of DBF class

Compress, CurrencyDecimal, CurrencyWidth, DoubleDecimal, DoubleWidth, IntegerWidth, LongVarCharWidth, RowCount, SingleDecimal, SingleWidth, TempDirectory


Object for converting DAO or ADO recordset to the DBF file. It enables direct output of DBF files from the ASP page.


      Recordset converter is a library for converting DAO or ADO recordsets to MDB or DBF files. It enables direct binary output of MDB or DBF files from ASP pages with one row of code. The object also supports on-the-fly compression by zip/arj.

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