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  • Overview
  • Characteristics of a component and setup model
  • Characteristics of a setup component
  • Files installed according to the selected setup model
  • How to proceed?
  • Managing the setup components and the setup models
  • Creating a new setup component
  • Associating one or more files to a setup component
  • Proposing several setup models
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Stored procedures
Overview
By default, the setup program installs all the specified files on the setup computer.
The setup editor WDINST allows you to propose several setup models:
  • Full setup.
  • Minimum setup.
  • Custom setup.
For each model of setup, WDINST allows you to specify the groups of files to install. These groups are called "components". Installing a component can be mandatory or not (for example, the "Tutorial" component used to install the files linked to the tutorial). Each component can be associated with one or more models of setup.
By default, no component is created and the user cannot choose a specific model of setup (all the application files will be automatically installed).
Caution: The components proposed by the setup editor have no link with the components created by WINDEV, WEBDEV or WINDEV Mobile. The setup components are only used to group the files by theme.
Characteristics of a component and setup model

Characteristics of a setup component

A setup component can be:
  • mandatory. The files associated with this component will be automatically installed on the setup computer regardless of the selected type of setup.
  • associated with one or more models of setup:
    • Full setup: the files associated with this component will be installed on the setup computer only if a full setup is performed.
    • Minimum setup: the files associated with this component will be installed on the setup computer only if a minimum setup is performed.
    • Custom setup: when a custom setup is performed, the user will have the ability to choose whether he wants to install or not the files associated with this component.

Files installed according to the selected setup model

Which files are installed?
Setup componentsSingle files
(associated with no component)
Full setup
  • "Full setup" component
  • Mandatory component
All the files
Minimum setup
  • "Minimum setup" component
  • Mandatory component
All the files
Custom setup
  • "Minimum setup" component
  • Mandatory component
  • "Custom setup" components proposed
All the files
How to proceed?

Managing the setup components and the setup models

The setup components and the setup models are managed in the setup editor WDINST ("Tools .. WDINST - Setup editor").The setup components and the setup models are managed in the setup editor WDINST: on the "Tools" pane, in the "Utilities" group, click "WDINST".
The wizard for creating the setup program does not allow you to manage the setup components and to propose several models of setup to the user.

Creating a new setup component

To create a new setup component:
  1. Click the "New" button in the "List of components" window.
  2. In the table, enter the caption of the component in all the languages supported by the setup program.
  3. Select the component in the table and specify its characteristics (mandatory component, full setup, ...) via the "Properties" button.

Associating one or more files to a setup component

To associate one or more files with a setup component:
  1. Select the files to associate in the list of setup files (top part of the window).
    To select several files simultaneously, keep the [Ctrl] or [Shift] key down when selecting the files.
  2. Select the associated component in the "List of components" window. If the file is associated with the setup component, the box found in front of the name of the component must be checked.
Notes:
  • The same file can be associated with several setup components.
  • The "Component" column found in the list of setup files allows you to easily view the files of a component.

Proposing several setup models

To propose several setup models:
  1. Select "Parameters of setup .. Wizard".
  2. Select the model of setup proposed by the setup program:
  • Full, minimum and custom: the three setup models will be proposed.
  • Full and minimum: only a full setup or a minimum setup will be proposed.
  • Don't propose the different moddls: all the application files will be automatically installed.
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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