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Martin Iturbide

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What is the trick for multiple dots on files ?
« on: January 05, 2023, 12:36:50 am »
Hi

I was playing with a Warp 4.52 VM and I noticed that when I file has multiple dots on a file it does not get recognized.

Like "AFile.cool.awesome.zip" is not recognized as a zip in the WPS.

ArcaOS does not has that problem. What is the trick for it?

I promise this time I will write it down to don't ask again.  ;D

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Re: What is the trick for multiple dots on files ?
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2023, 05:12:43 am »
Martin,
What has worked for me in the past is to set the association up for '*ZIP'.

The obvious problem with that approach is that now ANYTHING that ends with a ZIP will be recognized as a ZIP file.

So subsequently I have played the game of enabling: *.*.ZIP, *.*.*.ZIP, *.*.*.*.ZIP, etc...grrh...dumb and tedious, to say the least.

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Re: What is the trick for multiple dots on files ?
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2023, 11:01:25 am »
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ArcaOS does not has that problem. What is the trick for it?
A patched dll included in ArcaOS. Or was it XWP? Unfortunately I don't remember the details anymore. But a reminder that's not always fun to play with very old software ;-)
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I was playing with a Warp 4.52 VM