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Users Guide?

Postby Superfreak3 » Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:14 pm

Is there a downloadable users guide?

I would like a listing of internal variables ($<variable>$).
How are files marked for registration?
When creating Registry entries, how is the installation directory saved? By writing the value of $<whatever>$ ?

These are just some of the many questions I have and would hope a good users guide is available.

Any information appreciated!


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Postby CandiceJones » Tue Nov 10, 2009 8:22 pm

We've got our product guides at this URL: ... guides.htm

A listing of internal variables, and internal compiler variables is provided in the on-line help file. Press F1 and search in the help index for "pre-defined variables" or "pre-defined compiler variables" (without the quotes).

There are various ways to self-register files. You may right-click them in the Files designer and check the self-register box. Or, you may call the Register Library command in MSIcode after Apply Install.

The installation folder chosen by the end-user is stored in $TARGETDIR$ by default, of course you may customize your MSIcode and have multiple target folders and such, in which case you will need to use the appropriate custom variable.

Take a look at the CoffeeCup tutorials, these will help you out!
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