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Use the writestr() method to Python zipfile write. It adds a string of bytes to the archive directly. he mode parameter should be 'r' to read an existing file, 'w' to truncate and write a new file

with ZipFile('spam.zip', 'w') as myzip:
    myzip.write('eggs.txt')

Python zipfile write

A simple example code writing the data to a file, then adding that file to the ZIP archive.

import zipfile

msg = 'This data did not exist in a file before being added to the ZIP file'
zf = zipfile.ZipFile('zipfile_writestr.zip',
                     mode='w',
                     compression=zipfile.ZIP_DEFLATED,
                     )
try:
    zf.writestr('from_string.txt', msg)
finally:
    zf.close()

print('zipfile_writestr.zip')

zf = zipfile.ZipFile('zipfile_writestr.zip', 'r')
print
zf.read('from_string.txt')

Output:

Python zipfile write

Do comment if you have any doubts or suggestions on this Python zipfile topic.

Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.3.3 (Community Edition)

Windows 10

Python 3.10.1

All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.

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