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Unpack specified file from RAR Archive

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Submitted on: 2/21/2015 3:27:00 PM
By: Rde (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 5 Users
Compatibility: VB 4.0 (32-bit), VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     This module is a wrapper for the unrar.dll freely available from www.rarlab.com

Enables unpacking a specified file from a RAR archive, both to disk as a file
or only to memory (string variable) as the file text.

There are a couple of other posts on RAR archives, and extracting a single file
from an archive has not been demonstrated, and I needed this functionality for
my ZipSearch project.

Thought others might be interested in this functionality - reuse as you see fit.

Note that the declares for the library functions are named unrar and unrar3
depending on the version you have. Get a free copy of this DLL from:
www.rarlab.com - Extras
www.rarlab.com/rar_add.htm - UnRAR.dll
ftp://ftp.rarlab.com/rar/UnRARDLL.exe

Happy coding :)

 
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