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View Files in an Archive

You can view files in an archive without extracting them first. When you view a file, PK Protect opens the file in the application associated with files of that type on your system. For example, a written document will open with a word processor such as Microsoft Word, a song plays in your media player, and a saved web page will open in your default web browser.

To view a file in an archive, do one of the following to open a file in the application with which it is associated on your system:

  • Double-click the file.

  • Select the file and press Enter.

  • Select the file and choose View on the toolbar.

When you are done viewing the file, close it in the application.

You can make changes to a file when you view it, too. See here for information on how to modify and rezip a file so that the archived copy is updated with your changes.


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