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James_Dean
06-20-2005, 03:47 AM
I know that you can dynamically link files so that you can build a release again and the changed files are automatically updated within the project but can you enable the user to edit and change the readme.txt file so that the project will automatically update itself to reflect these changes.

RobertDickau
06-22-2005, 08:40 AM
This is difficult to do in Windows Installer, since the license dialog box wants the RTF license text in the MSI database tables; you could do it with a custom action, but it's kind of tricky.

(On the other hand, it's easy to do with InstallScript, since the license dialog functions point to a separate file containing the text to display.)