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Zipping A File on PC

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  1. Locate the file or files that you wish to zip
  2. If you will be zipping up multiple files, hold down Shift or Ctrl key on your keyboard while selecting the files.
    • Holding down Shift while clicking on file names will allow you to select contiguous files (highlight the first file, press shift and highlight the last file in the list)
    • Holding down Ctrl while clicking on file names will allow you to select either contiguous or non-contiguous files
    • *Note that multiple files need to be stored in the same folder.
  3. If you will only be zipping one file, click on the file name to select it
  4. Right click on the file(s) once selected and go to the Send To option
  5. Choose Compressed (zipped) folder from the Send To menu Right click and Send To menus (pc)
    • A new .zip file will be created in the same folder the original file(s) were located inNew zipped file (pc)
  6. Double click on the zipped file to view its contents

*A zipped file can be attached to an email just like any other file