Use the + key while the focus is on the files panel. You can add more than one file at a time. If a file with the same name already exists in the target directory, the file to be added is skipped.toolbar button, the “Add Files...” tree/list context menu item or press the
When the add operation encounters a file with the .INI, .XML or .LNK extension, it will present you with the choice of adding it "as regular file" or importing it in Windows Installer format. Selecting the latter will give you the ability to manage and edit the INI entries, XML elements or shortcut properties, in order to dynamically change the installation behavior.
Use thetoolbar button or the “Import...” tree/list context menu option. You can import .INI, .XML and .LNK files.
Setting file properties
Use the Enter key while a file is selected in the “Files” panel or double click on a file.
In the File Properties Tab dialog box you can mark the selected file for self-registration, change its source path, set its attributes and add, edit or remove its permissions. Additionally, you can register fonts.
Setting multiple files properties
Select the files whose properties you want to edit and use thetoolbar button or the “Properties...” list context menu item.
In the Multiple Files Properties Tab dialog box you can mark the selected files for self-registration, register fonts, set their attributes and add, edit or remove their permissions.
Use the “Dependencies” context menu item while a file is selected. The Add Dependencies Dialog will pop up allowing you to add to the project the modules that the selected file depends on.
This option is available only for DLL and EXE file types.
Use the “Open” context menu item or press the F9 key.
Use the “Rename” context menu item or press the F2 key. The file name is of PseudoFormatted type.
Locating the attached component for a file, shortcut, INI file or file operation
Use the “Go To Component” list context menu item or press the F8 key. This command will activate the Organization page with the appropriate component selected in the left tree control.
Moving files to a different folder
Select the items to be moved then drag and drop them to the target folder. If you press the SHIFT key while moving the file you will create a duplicate copy of the file. This duplicate copy will have a very small size (it is not an actual copy) and it will tell the installer to create a copy of the file in the folder which contains the duplicate.
Use the Delete key.toolbar button, the “Delete” tree/list context menu item, or press the
You cannot remove a file which is referenced from another part of the installation package (for example from a custom action).
Use the File Hashes on and off.toolbar button or the “Hash Files” tree context menu item to turn
Enabling this toolbar button will ignore files' attributes when adding files to the project.
In case of Merge Module projects the following attributes can be made configurable at merge time:
For more information about the resources and attributes that can be configured, please see: Configurable Merge Modules Page.
These settings are available in a file's context menu. They are used to work with files directly from the repackaged result instead of from the hard drive. In the latter case you can easily configure the repackager from the Repackager Settings dialog.
Add file(s) to ignore list
Specify what files should be disregarded during a repackager scan.
Files from the Application Folder or Application Shortcut Folder cannot be added to the ignore list.
Exclude all files with the selected file's extension during the repackager's installation capture. This operation can be performed from the Repackager Settings dialog as well.
Configure file filters directly from the Repackager Settings dialog.
A new Duplicate of Default profile will be created if no current profile is already defined.
- File Properties Dialog
The File Dialog tab in Advanced Installer.
- File Picker Dialog
The "File Picker" dialog.
- Add Dependencies Dialog
Displays the selected file's dependencies.