Houdini 17.5 Nodes TOP nodes

File Compress TOP node

Compress files into an archive.

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This node generates a work item for each incoming work item that takes all file results tagged file and compiles them into a compressed archive. The output result of each work item is the archive file.

TOP Attributes

method

string

The compression method (for example, "zip" or "tar.gz").

output_file

string

File path to the output archive file.

input_files

string

Array of path strings representing the source files compiled into the archive.

Parameters

Method

The archive method/format, ZIP or tar.gz.

Output Filename

Turn this on to specify the file path of the output file. If this is off, the node will put the file in an undefined location with a default name, so you probably want to turn this on to make sure it doesn’t cause conflicts with other file paths or file patterns.

Examples

example_top_filecompress Example for File Compress TOP node

This example demonstrates how to compress files using TOPs / PDG.

input1 Example for File Compress TOP node

input2 Example for File Compress TOP node

The following examples include this node.

example_top_filecompress Example for File Compress TOP node

This example demonstrates how to compress files using TOPs / PDG.

See also

TOP nodes