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Unzip multiple files. Linux

Operating systems : Linux

Unzip multiple zip files into one directory by Linux command line unzip. Contrary to possible expectations, "unzip *.zip" is not going to work, *.zip should be put into quotes:

unzip "*.zip"

There may be files with the same names in these archives. To avoid overwriting:

unzip -B "*.zip"

"Unzip -B" makes unzip to overwrite duplicates during extraction process, but saving a backup copy of each overwritten file. The names for these backup copy files are created by adding tilde ("~") at the end of the original names of the files. If a file extension is present, then "~" is added after it. If that is not enough, unique sequence number (up to 5 digits) is appended after the "~".

"Unzip -B" is not too practical. For example, since when the sequence number range for numbered backup files gets exhausted (99999, or 65535 for 16-bit systems), the backup file with the maximum sequence number is deleted and replaced by the new backup version without notice ( More on the subject ). The number of files in an archive may not be always known in advance or may be more than possible sequence number range, so "Unzip -B" is not a great choice. Renaming duplicate files by adding "~" at the end of their names, after the extension, is not too convenient either.

But another built-in option is even worse. If the "-B" modifier is not used, each time a file with same name as there already unpacked is being extracted, unzip asks "replace example.txt? [y]es, [n]o, [A]ll, [N]one, [r]ename:". And each time "r" must be hit, then a new name has to be input. So some bash or another script solving the problem should probably be prepared and used instead.


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Bold numbers in ordered lists

 

Numbers in an ordered list made bold without having any extra HTML tags added: List item List item List item HTML / XHTML. Code: <ol> <li>List item</li> <li>List item</li> <li>List item</li> </ol> CSS. Code: ol {counter-reset: item;} ol li {display: block;} ol li:before {content: counter(item) ". "; counter-increment: item; font-weight: bold;} There is no obvious way at the moment to style only numbers marking ordered list items. A workaround is to use a CSS counter instead of the default automatic numbering of ordered lists. The way a CSS counter is started allows to style specifically the marking numbers. Like in the example, where numbers in an ordered list are styled bold. This method also lets to use other characters after the numbers - besides dots. Like a parenthesis / round bracket instead of a dot. Or handling of space between the number, punctuation mark and the content proper of list item. [ 1 ] As well as Netscape 9.0+. [ 2 ] As well as Netscape 9.0+.

HTML table borders without CSS

 

Example n.1:   HTML table borders without CSS   cellspacing="2"   bgcolor="#ff6600" HTML / XHTML. Code: <table width="100%" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center" bgcolor="#ff6600"> <tr bgcolor="#ffffff"> <td width="33%" height="67">&nbsp;</td> <td width="34%">HTML table borders without CSS</td> <td width="33%">&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#ffffff"> <td height="67">cellspacing="2"</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td>bgcolor="#ff6600"</td> </tr> </table> Example n.2:   HTML table borders without CSS   cellspacing="8"   bgcolor="#999999" HTML / XHTML. Code: <table width="100%" cellspacing="8" cellpadding="0" border="0" align="center" bgcolor="#999999"> <tr bgcolor="#ffffff"> <td width="33%" height="67">&nbsp;</td> <td width="34%">HTML table borders without CSS</td> <td width="33%">&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#ffffff"> <td height="67">cellspacing="8"</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td>bgcolor="#999999"</td> </tr> </table> Example n.3 - for Netscape 3.04-6.0, Mozilla 0.6-0.92 and Arachne.