When adding an INI file to your package you have two options:
- import it as a regular file (the file is treated like a normal file)
- import it in Windows Installer format (if the file is imported this way you can use it in the INI editor)
An INI file will always use the encoding of an MSI, set in Configuration Settings Tab under Database Code Page section. From this tab it can be changed to UTF-8 if needed and thus, making both the MSI and INI files to use this encoding.
Creating new INI files
Use the Edit INI File Dialog allows you to add, remove and change INI sections and keys.toolbar button or the “New INI File” tree/list context menu item. The filenames should have valid filename specific ASCII characters only. The
Editing an existing INI file
Use the Enter key while an INI file is selected in the “Files” panel or double click on an INI file.toolbar button, the “Properties...” list context menu item, press the
INI files can be renamed, moved or removed just like regular Files.
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.
- Edit INI File Dialog
The "Edit INI File" dialog in Advanced Installer.
- Import INI File (Advanced)
The Import INI File Advanced dialog