IDE features an exceptionally easy to use, transitional user
interface. Jump-start your setup work using the project templates
and wizards. Then, use the Design views to make refinements
to your setup as necessary. Finally, if you really need to
customize things, switch to the MSIcode view and fine tune to
The design views interpret and display your
underlying installation code in a manner that is very intuitive
and easy to understand. When you make changes to your setup
in a visual designer, it always updates the underlying code.
Likewise, when you are using the MSIcode view and make changes
to your setup, upon switching back to a design view, you
will find your latest changes are reflected properly. This
is called two-way integrated
editing. Simply use the view that is most suitable
for your needs at the moment — save time and effort.
Of course, the setup script displayed in
the MSIcode view is the heart of your installation and at all
times fully customizable. And even with highly custom scripts,
you will find that the visual designers do a great job of keeping
up with your setup logic and render its content visually and properly.