Instructions for the Automatic File Archiver

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How do I configure the File Archiver to do automatic archives.
How do I put the File Archiver in "Learn Mode".
How do I do a manual archive? Say all my "DOC" (Word document) files.
I have my automatic archives saved locally, How do I back them up to another location?
How do I add the .DOC file type, for example, to the types of files monitored for automatic archiving.
I want to send a group of files to someone, How do I create a custom archive?
How do I make changes to a Zip Archive that already exists?
How do I get archives into the list on the left side of the archive manager?
I have been given a zip file, How do I get the files on my computer so I can use them?
 
 
 
 

How do I configure the File Archiver to do automatic archives.

Note: If you select "Timed Archive" your computer must be on during the time period you select and for up to 10 minutes after.
 
 
 
 
 

How do I put the File Archiver in "Learn Mode".

To enable "Learn Mode" ensure that the option "Automatically Add New File types. (Learn Mode)" is checked in the "Automatic" tab of the settings dialog..

See automatic archives.
 
 
 
 
 

How do I do a manual archive? Say all my "DOC" (Word document) files.


See archive editor for more information.
 
 
 
 

I have my automatic archives saved locally, How do I back them up to another location?


See Backup help for more information.
 
 
 
 
 

How do I add the .DOC file type, for example, to the types of files monitored for automatic archiving.


See Files and File types to Monitor for Changes for more information.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I want to send a group of files to someone, How do I create a custom archive?


See archive editor for more information.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

How do I make changes to a Zip Archive that already exists?


See Archive Editor help for more information
 
 
 
 

How do I get archives into the list on the left side of the archive manager?

Click on the "Read Disk" button on the tool bar. Select the drive(s) or choose "Browse" to select a folder/directory.  You can choose to add to the list or clear the list and add just the new files that are found.  This is a convenient way to examine the contents of a floppy disk for ZIP archive files.

See Find Archives for more information.
 
 
 
 
 

I have been given a zip file, How do I get the files on my computer so I can use them?

Locate the zip file on the left of the Archive Manager (main program).  If the file is not in the list, see above question.  Select it by clicking on it.  Now click on the "Extract File(s)" button on the toolbar.

See Extracting Files
 
 
 

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