View Full Version : How do I create an MSI project?

05-20-2004, 10:28 AM
The only options I see for creating a new project are:

Universal Installer Project, Universal Static Suite Project, Universal Dynamic Suite Project

05-20-2004, 10:33 AM
How did you launch InstallShield X? You'll want to use the shortcut Start > All Programs > InstallShield > InstallShield X...

05-20-2004, 10:54 AM
I launched via the shortcut in
Start > Programs > InstallShield > InstallShield X Universal IDE

which is a shortcut to "C:\Program Files\InstallShield X\InstallShieldUniversal.exe"

05-20-2004, 11:11 AM
The Universal IDE creates only the Universal project types (as you've discovered); is the shortcut for the main InstallShield X environment available? On my system the target is "C:\Program Files\InstallShield X\System\isdev.exe".

05-20-2004, 12:31 PM
Hmm, that's not there. I don't even have the system directory.
Is this not a full installation?

05-20-2004, 12:37 PM
Hmmm, apparently not. How did you install the program (Web, CD, ...)? Can you run the installer in maintenance mode (from Add or Remove Programs) and add anything else?