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Setup wizard: The steps for creating the setup of a WINDEV application
Start
The wizard for creating the setup program is used to define all the parameters of your setup program.
To start this wizard:
  • select "Workshop .. Create the setup procedure".on the "Project" pane, in the "Generation" group, expand "Setup procedure" and select "Create the setup procedure".
  • start the setup editor WDINST ("Tools .. WDINST - Setup editor") and select "File .. New".start the setup editor WDINST: on the "Tools" pane, in the "Utilities" group, click "WDInst". In the WDInst editor, select "File .. New".
The different steps
The different steps for creating the setup program are as follows:
  1. Selecting the application to install (only if the wizard is started from WDINST and if no project is opened in WINDEV).
  2. Creating the executable. See Creating an executable for more details. If the executable was just created, in the wizard, click "2. Setup" directly.
  3. Selecting the setup mode to create.
  4. Choosing the setup directory.
  5. Selecting the files to install (and the computers on which each file must be installed - network setup only).
  6. Installing the framework.
  7. Installing the optional elements for the database. Depending on the selected elements, you will have to perform the following operations in the rest of the wizard:
    • Configure the automatic modification of data files.
    • Reindex the HFSQL files during the setup.
    • Include the setup of a HFSQL server.
    • Deploy the HFSQL Client/Server files.
    • Customize the path of data files during setup.
    • Customize the path of groupware files during setup.
    • Include MDAC in the setup.
    • Include the ODBC driver for HFSQL.
      Note: From version 19, HFSQL is the new name of HyperFileSQL.
  8. Selecting the additional modules. Depending on the selected modules, you will have to perform the following operations in the rest of the wizard:
    • Install the help for the User Macro-Code.
    • Include the setup of Reports & Queries.
    • Display a license agreement.
    • Display a ReadMe file at the end of setup.
    • Configure the automatic modification of data files.
    • Choose the optional tools that will be included in the setup.
    • Include the uninstaller.
  9. Selecting the skin template of the installer.
  10. Selecting the languages proposed during the setup.
  11. Defining the title of the main window of the setup program and Customizing the interface of the setup program.Defining the title of the main window of the setup program and Customizing the logo of the setup program.
  12. Choosing the support onto which the setup program will be generated.
  13. Generating the setup program.
Minimum required version
  • Version 10
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