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There are two methods to create SFX archive:

1) Set SFXStub property before creating of archive file by OpenArchive(fmCreate). Then the archive file is created with SFX stub connected and could be used as a self-extracting (SFX) archive if archive file name is 'somefile.exe'.

2) Use MakeSFX method and FileName, SFXStub properties of TZipForge for creating self-extracting (SFX) archives.

There is an example of making SFX archives:
·MakeSFX Example  

Look at Using a transaction system topic to learn how to use archive updating operations with ZipForge transaction system.

Note: Users having ZipForge with the source code can reduce application size (for example to create small SFX stub which doesn't use forms) by switching off {$DEFINE DIALOGS} compiler directive in ZipForge.pas.
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