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Supplemental Object Documentation

1. Overview

The archive files are a compressed pack format commonly used to store data loaded within the environment.

2. Methods

 Load <path>

Load initializes the archive from the path specified.

 Extract <file>

Extract decompresses all or any individual file specified from the loaded archive.

 Clean

Clean deletes the extracted files.

 Unload

Unload safely discharges the loaded archive from memory.

3. Example

The following example is based upon the engine being initialized at which point all files are extracted, and deleted prior to shutdown.

' Game Basic 3D Engine Build 4096
' Copyright © Monarke Studios. All Rights Reserved.
 
Private Pack As New GameBasic3D.Pack
 
' Engine.Initialize
 
Pack.Load "./.."
Pack.Extract
 
Do
 
    ' Engine.Pipeline
 
Loop
 
Pack.Clean
Pack.Unload
 
' Engine.End
 
Set Pack = Nothing

4. Disclaimer 

Please note that the objects, and other various effects that can help extend the example are not entirely present but assume you're already familiar working with them. Please refer to the other online content, and technical reference included with the installation for further documentation.