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10.5: Compress a file or folder via drag and drop to Dock System 10.5
Inspired by this hint about the Screen Sharing application in /System » Library » CoreServices, I found another small but very nice application there.

Drag Archive Utility to your Dock (or toolbar or sidebar). Now, you can drag a folder onto the application, the result of which will be a compressed archive in the same location. If you don't like the default .cpgz format but prefer ZIP, or want to have another destination for all archives, just open the utility and change its Preferences.

[robg adds: This is the application that was mentioned in this hint yesterday. It's the program that replace BOM Archive Helper in 10.4, to handle all the background compression and expansion tasks. As noted in yesterday's hint, there are several useful settings in its options, so take a look.]
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10.5: Compress a file or folder via drag and drop to Dock
Authored by: Sugert on Nov 08, '07 08:45:28PM
i do this with stuffit and other apps using the "shelf" in finder. it's really handy

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10.5: Compress a file or folder via drag and drop to Dock
Authored by: Crazor on Nov 09, '07 02:06:26AM

With 10.5, I was not able to place any applications there (Finder's toolbar). Is that feature gone in Leopard?



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