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7-Zip many files from different folders?

I would like to add a large number of files with different names from different folders to a single 7-Zip archive using 7za.exe. This should be simple, but it turned out to be a major pain. I created ...
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Comparing 7z.exe and 7za.exe [on hold]

I understand that 7za.exe supports a smaller number of compression formats but I was curious what else may be different between the two exactly other than just that? Having some additional ...
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Create an archieve with current date and time in file name using 7z command line

Today I lost my whole Far Cry 3 save game suddenly. So now I want to backup it's save game folder automatically on a certain period of time using windows task scheduling. I want to include date and ...
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How do I pipe 7za output directly to psql?

I have a Postgres database dump in a .7z archive. I can extract it and import it with: 7za e dump.7z dump psql -h localhost db_name < dump but I'm just running out of disk space. What is the ...
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Extract .7z archive keeping modified dates of extracted folders

I have a .7z archive created with 7zip, and I can see the contents, including the folders with their modified dates intact. When I extract the archive however, the newly extracted folders all have ...
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Use 7z to backup each sub-directory to a separate file

My file structure is: c:\csdata\folder1 c:\csdata\folder2 c:\csdata\folder3 etc I'm trying to use 7z to backup all folders in csdata to their own archive to a temp folder (C:\butemp). Here' what I ...
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Let 7Zip install in same directory without subdirectory

When using 7Zip to extract a zip file, it always creates a subdirectory I want to avoid to create. The zip file: C:\Test.zip The content files in zip file: `ReadMe.txt` The Commandline: x "C:\...
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How can I get dictionary size of 7z archive using comand line?

I've got an 7z archive, I've read manuals but couldn't find how can I get dictionary size of this archive using comandline?
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exclude ~$ names from archiving by 7za

Im trying exclude some temp files from archive, but -x!*\~$* not working. Can you fix me, please? Full command, which I use: 7za a -ssw -mx9 -xr!?git\* -x!*\~$* "...\asdasd.7z" "C:\...\folder"
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7za.exe 9.20 cannot create archive with non english letters filename (utf-8)

I'm struggling to have 7za.exe create an archive including non latin characters. The encoding is utf-8, characters are cyrillic. I have a folder with the 4 files: 7za.exe privet.txt Кириллица.txt ...