Compress/Decompress Inclustion?

matthias_livecode_150811 at matthias_livecode_150811 at
Wed Oct 7 07:22:13 EDT 2020

The last sentence in the dictionary for decompress/compress says
'The (de)compress function <> uses the zlib compression library.'

So i would say adding 'Revolution	Zip" under inclusions should solve your problem.


Matthias Rebbe
Life Is Too Short For Boring Code

> Am 07.10.2020 um 04:59 schrieb Bill Vlahos via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> In InfoWallet I store attachments as encrypted and compressed files on disk.
> When I build InfoWallet in LiveCode 9.6.1 and attempt to decompress and decrypt the file, I get an error that the data is not compressed. The file is definitely compressed.
> I’m manually selecting inclusions. Do I need to add compress and decompress as an Inclusion? If so, which Inclusion would it be?
> Here is the error:
> Executing at 2:45:53 PM on Saturday, October 3, 2020
> Type: decompress: string is not compressed data
> Object: button 'ViewA' of card 'Records' of stack 'Bill Vlahos.ifw'
> Line: put decompress(vFile) into vFile
> Line Num: 16
> Hint: mouseUp
> Thanks,
> Bill Vlahos
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