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I'm using a batch script to output filenames with specific attributes to a .txt file, in this case older than 30 days. I'd like to then zip or rar those files that are listed in the .txt file.

How would I go about doing this?

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Can you update your question to clarify what operating system you are using? –  Mox Sep 6 '13 at 2:25
    
Windows 7 to create the batch, i'd like it to be cross compatible with other Windows editions though. Thanks –  Matt Sep 6 '13 at 2:30
    
At the moment, I'm outputting full path to txt file, so it looks a little like this; –  Matt Sep 6 '13 at 2:30
    
C:\folder\file.txt C:\folder\file2.txt and so on.. –  Matt Sep 6 '13 at 2:32

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According to 7z command line options:

Usage: 7z <command> [<switches>...] <archive_name> [<file_names>...]
       [<@listfiles...>]

You can use @ for the file contains file list. For example to compress files in filelist.txt into test.zip, use the following command

7z a test.zip @filelist.txt
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I've tried my command and it worked perfectly –  Lưu Vĩnh Phúc Sep 6 '13 at 7:49

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