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06-30-2010, 10:15 AM
I can’t seem to figure out something that should be simple, as it was in a VS Installer Project.

I need to get the setup to create a file extension association with a list of different menu items to be placed under a file extension.

Example, you right click on a file with the extension of .ssf and windows gives you four options for that file.
Build Report A
Build Report B
Build Report C
Build Report D

I believe windows calls these different command verbs, how do I do this within InstallShield?

Ajay Ladsaria
06-30-2010, 11:45 AM
Please see the following documentation:

Creating a File Extension Association

Does that help you to accomplish what you are looking to do?

06-30-2010, 12:12 PM
InstallShield Express edition only supports the Open verb. If you want to add custom verbs, you may want to consider upgrading to InstallShield Pro or Premier edition.