BE_ContainerUncompress ( gzip_data {; filename } )


Converts stored container field data between the internal compressed and un-compressed formats.

When inserting files into containers in FileMaker, you have the option to "compress" the file.  This function can change an compressed file into a uncompressed file.


Version : 3.1
3.2 : Changed name to BE_ContainerUncompress from BE_UnGzip


Parameters :

  • gzip_data : the compressed container field.
  • filename : the filename to use.


Notes : the internal compression format is gzip.


Result : a container field with the contents of original file.  Check the value of the BE_GetLastError function for errors.

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