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How to Show a Progress Bar in the Dialog

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SummaryThis article discusses how to display a progress bar indicator when copying files.SynopsisThis article discusses how to display a progress bar indicator when copying files.DiscussionThe following code can be used display a progress bar. The pr...
by Community Manager acurry Community Manager

PowerShell cmdlet get-property used in a Custom Action

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SummaryHow-To Example on getting MSI property from PowerShell script using InstallShield 2015 or newerSynopsisIf you are using InstallShield 2015 or newer, you can use cmdlets, which will let you interact (get and set Windows Installer properties) wi...
by Flexera GeorgeK Flexera

How to Set a Property Depending on Release Flags

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SummaryThis article explains how to create a single Property who's value is different depending on which release flags are chosen at build time. For example if a project has 2 different releases which each use a different release flag: Example: Rele...
by Flexera shunt Flexera

Delete All Files Regardless of File Attributes

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SummaryDelete All Files Regardless of File AttributesSynopsisThe DeleteDirectory InstallScript function deletes a directory even if it has read only, hidden, or system files.DiscussionThe following is the InstallScript code for DeleteDirectory: p...
by Community Manager acurry Community Manager

Creating Custom Dialog Enabling Mutually Exclusive Features

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SummaryHow to create a custom dialog with a mutually exclusive featureSynopsisThis article provides a quick highlight on SelectionTree control, and its limitations in the scope of MSI, and describes an alternative method to enable mutually exclusive ...
by Flexera dpiarowski Flexera

ISNetGetServers Cannot Access Domain Servers

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SummaryBrowsing with ISNetGetServers a Windows Installer DLL custom action is not able to obtain a list of servers in a combo box.SymptomsIf using the ISNetGetServers in a dialog to obtain a domain username/password to use for a service the browse bu...
by Flexera GeorgeK Flexera

Accessing the MSI Database at Run Time

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SummaryThis article provides an overview of accessing and temporarily modifying MSI database tables at run time using custom actionsSynopsisAbstractIn some cases, it can be useful for a running installation to access the tables of the running MSI dat...
by Flexera GeorgeK Flexera

Writing to the Log File from a Custom Action in an MSI

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SummaryIn an MSI, It is possible for most custom action types to write to the log.SynopsisIn an MSI, It is possible for most custom action types to write to the log.DiscussionIn an MSI, it is possible custom actions to write to the MSI log as long as...
by nbikos Pilgrim

Work with Command Events at Build Time

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Summary Work with Command Events at Build Time Synopsis This article is intended to illustrate how to specify commands that run before, during and after builds with Prebuild, Precompression and Postbuild events in the InstallShield Premier product. ...
by Community Manager acurry Community Manager

InstallScript プロジェクトのログ機能

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Summary この文書はレジストリ キーを使って、InstallScript ベースのインストールの進行状況を記録するログ ファイルの生成方法を説明します。 Synopsis この文書はレジストリ キーを使って、InstallScript ベースのインストールの進行状況を記録するログ ファイルの生成方法を説明します。 ログ ファイルを使用して、インストール時に発生した失敗や予期しない動作の原因を検証することができます。 Discussion 失敗または予期しない動作が発生するターゲット マシン...
by Community Manager cvirata Community Manager

Reset Password of Flexera License Server

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SummaryThis article explains how to reset the Flexnet License Server Manager (LMAdmin) password.SynopsisIf you have forgotten the password to access the admin section of the Flexera License Software, you can use the below steps to reset the password....
by Flexera tjohnson1 Flexera

How to Update All Components Using the Automation Interface

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SummaryThis article provides instructions on how you can update different settings for a large amount of components at once using the automation interfaceSynopsisSometimes, it may be necessary to update the settings for all of the components in your ...
by Flexera tmullin Flexera

InstallShield and InstallAnywhere Evaluation Extensions

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Summary Support can provide extensions to the evaluations of AdminStudio, InstallShield, and InstallAnywhere. Synopsis After the 21 day evaluation period has ended for AdminStudio, or InstallShield has ended a evaluation extension activation code can...
by Flexera Flex-Jeremy Flexera