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DonAIR
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Automation Interface and Prerequisites

Using ISCmdBld I can set the prerequisite path (-prqpath), can this not be done using the Automation Interface?

If not, how do I use a custom prerequisite path for automation?

Based on this article if I set the registry it should work, but it doesn't.

http://helpnet.installshield.com/installshield22helplib/helplibrary/PrereqBuildLocation.htm#organizi...

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Flexera Jenifer
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Re: Automation Interface and Prerequisites

DonAIR wrote:
Using ISCmdBld I can set the prerequisite path (-prqpath), can this not be done using the Automation Interface?

If not, how do I use a custom prerequisite path for automation?

Based on this article if I set the registry it should work, but it doesn't.

http://helpnet.installshield.com/installshield22helplib/helplibrary/PrereqBuildLocation.htm#organizi...


Hi DonAIR,

Registry based setting seems to be working fine here,but values should be of comma separated under
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\InstallShield\Version\Professional\Project Settings\PrerequisiteSearchPath or
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\InstallShield\Version\Professional\PrerequisiteSearchPath

Eg:C:\TestMMFolder,C:\MMFolder

Hope it helps,
Thanks,
Jenifer
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DonAIR
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Re: Automation Interface and Prerequisites

Jenifer wrote:
Hi DonAIR,

Registry based setting seems to be working fine here,but values should be of comma separated under
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\InstallShield\Version\Professional\Project Settings\PrerequisiteSearchPath or
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\InstallShield\Version\Professional\PrerequisiteSearchPath

Eg:C:\TestMMFolder,C:\MMFolder

Hope it helps,
Thanks,
Jenifer


Thank you, I ended up getting it working. What I found was if the HKCU wasn't put in (which mine was not), it doesn't actually use the HKLM one (which I was setting). Kind of annoying but not a be all/end all bug. Logging in with the user we build with and setting the HKCU key fixed it.
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