.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+

ZipArchive.Read(Stream, Encoding, Boolean) Method

Static method that creates a ZipArchive instance from the specified stream containing zipped data, use the specified encoding for the zip item names and allows you not to catch exceptions when extracting a particular zip entry.

Namespace: DevExpress.Compression

Assembly: DevExpress.Docs.v21.1.dll


public static ZipArchive Read(
    Stream stream,
    Encoding encoding,
    bool catchExceptions


Name Type Description
stream Stream

A Stream object that is the stream containing archive data.

encoding Encoding

The Encoding object that specifies character encoding for the zip item names.

catchExceptions Boolean

True to catch exceptions when extracting a particular zip entry and skip the problematic entry; otherwise, false.


Type Description

A ZipArchive instance that is the zip archive for modification or extraction.


The Read method override allows you not to skip problematic zip entries during archive extraction (default behavior), but to throw exceptions so they propagate up the call chain.


If you handle the ZipArchive.Error event, in the problematic situation the event occurs and subsequently the exception is thrown.

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