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Configuring 7-zip as the Copy Tree Compressed Archive Program

You can configure the 7-zip program as a Copy Tree compressed archive program.

To configure the 7-zip program:

  1. Expand Local Settings and double-click Settings.
  2. On the Zip Program tab, for Full path to the Zip-program, enter the path for 7z.exe.
  3. For Arguments to the Zip program, enter a -tzip "%1" @"%2".
  4. Select Store source file names in a temporary text file.
  5. Click OK.

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