Compression question / problem

Scott Rossi scott at
Wed Jan 12 14:44:56 EST 2005

Recently, Richard Miller wrote:

> Solved the issue with compressing/decompressing the jpeg files. It was
> a need to specify all files as binfiles during both the compression and
> decompression phases. (Your script helped identify this). But haven't
> been able to put the fifty files into one stack (as custom properties),
> compress and then decompress that stack. The number of bytes stays
> exactly the same, but the decompressed stack is not recognized by Rev.
> I suspect this has to do with the file format of a Rev stack...
> somethings getting corrupted or left out. Is there a way to fix that?

If you're doing this on a Mac system, you probably just need to set the
(global) fileType property to "revoRSTK" before you write the file.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Development & Design
E: scott at

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