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7z SFX Specifying the extract path


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To my knowledge, there isn't any command line switch to specify the folder but there is a way to do almost the same: you need to use the installpath with an environment variable. For example, you set it to %7zipsfxinstallpath% when creating the sfx; next, before auto-extracting it, you just need to do a set 7zipsfxinstallpath= to the value you wanted before launching the 7zip sfx.

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try this sample config

;!@Install@!UTF-8!
GUIMode="2"
OverwriteMode="0"
InstallPath="%programfiles%\\KLOCKS"
Shortcut="T,{%%T\\KLOCKSNumOn.exe},{},{},{NumLock On},{numlockon}"
;!@InstallEnd@!

It will put whatever files you have wrapped up to %programfiles%\Klocks when you run it silently

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try this sample config

;!@Install@!UTF-8!
GUIMode="2"
OverwriteMode="0"
InstallPath="%programfiles%\\KLOCKS"
Shortcut="T,{%%T\\KLOCKSNumOn.exe},{},{},{NumLock On},{numlockon}"
;!@InstallEnd@!

It will put whatever files you have wrapped up to %programfiles%\Klocks when you run it silently

Of course using %programfiles% make sense if you want to extract always in "c:\program files" but it lose ability to extract to a complete different folder if needed. Also i wouldn't put the program folder (in your example KLOCKS) in the installpath variable and create the archive with the folder (not only with what is inside the folder).

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@allen2

The Op just want an example "a way to give the executable a path to extract to, and do so silently."

I just provide some sample for him. Not a specific config.txt

He can always adjust at his end what he wants etc etc etc

Cheers

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