InstallShield Prerequisite Editor Reference

InstallShield Prerequisite Editor Reference


A reference guide to the InstallShield Prerequisite Editor


An InstallShield prerequisite is an installation for a product or technology framework that is required by your product. Some examples of InstallShield prerequisites that are included with InstallShield are Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and SQL Server Express Edition. You can add any of the existing InstallShield prerequisites to your installation projects and configure many of their settings. You can also create your own InstallShield prerequisites, and add them to your projects.


To open the InstallShield Prerequisite Editor:
On the Tools menu, click Prerequisite Editor.
To open an existing prerequisite in the InstallShield Prerequisite Editor, do one of the following:

1. On the File menu, click Open. The Open dialog box opens.
2. Select the file by browsing and click Open.

The following tabs are associated with the InstallShield Prerequisite Editor:



Files to Include

Application to Run



Additional Information

Defining InstallShield Prerequisites
Working with InstallShield Prerequisites that Are Included in Installation Projects
Adding InstallShield Prerequisites, Merge Modules, and Objects to Basic MSI and InstallScript MSI Pr...
Specifying the Installation Order of InstallShield Prerequisites
Specifying the Run-Time Location for InstallShield Prerequisites at the Release Level
Including InstallShield Prerequisites (.prq) in an Advanced UI or Suite/Advanced UI Project.
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