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ZipArchiveOptionsBehavior.AllowFileOverwrite Property

Gets or sets the default behavior in case of a file conflict when extracting files from an archive.

Namespace: DevExpress.Compression

Assembly: DevExpress.Docs.v23.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Document.Processor


public AllowFileOverwriteMode AllowFileOverwrite { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

An AllowFileOverwriteMode enumeration value that specifies the default behavior.

Available values:

Name Description

Fires the ZipArchive.AllowFileOverwrite event if a file name conflict occurs.


Allows you to overwrite files in the destination path without prompting.


If a file name conflict occurs, the unzipping process skips to the next zip item and the file in the destination path remains intact.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to AllowFileOverwrite
.OptionsBehavior .AllowFileOverwrite


You can decide whether the file with the same name should be overwritten for each file individually by setting the AllowFileOverwrite to AllowFileOverwriteMode.Custom and handling the ZipArchive.AllowFileOverwrite event.

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