1.    16 Apr 2017 #1
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    zip folder


    Does Ten create zip folder automatically depend on size of files?
    Ten made zip folder when I made new folder and saved three pictures.
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  2.    16 Apr 2017 #2
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    Yes mine just did. Don't know what it's dependent on, but it did it for a single file and then 10 files. Actually a zip file, not folder.
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  3.    16 Apr 2017 #3
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    Not for me.

    I get the choices of creating a new folder or a "Compressed (zipped) folder". While Windows 10 treats a Zip archive like a folder, it's really a single file.
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  4.    16 Apr 2017 #4
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    I was surprised by how little compression it made. No doubt other applications produce more compression.
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  5.    16 Apr 2017 #5
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    The amount of compression done by any of the programs available relies heavily upon the type of files, for example music and pictures may not compress at all. A .jpg image file is already compressed about as much as it can be. Text files compress quite a bit, half or maybe more than the original. And File Explorer [and the older Windows Explorer] uses an icon for the .zip files that look a lot like the Folder icon but with a zipper added, just means there's other files in it.
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  6.    16 Apr 2017 #6
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    LOL, the last thing I was using was PKZip on my old Dell with XP Pro.
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  7.    16 Apr 2017 #7
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    I used PKZip in DOS and Win3.xx back in '92-95, most things such as Shareware I downloaded from Bulletin Boards were compressed, probably still have a copy.
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  8.    16 Apr 2017 #8
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    Still have the batch files I used to zip/unzip files. Back then working I'd use whatever I could get my hands on to speed up the process. At the peak of that job I was handling over 100k drawing files for a refinery. I needed all the help I could get. Thinking back now, we started keeping those files on the old large format cartridge Bernoulli dual drives. That was state of the art until we got a server ...
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