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NewsArchive
03-04-1997, 01:00 AM
dlapp wrote:
>
> Geoffrey Carson <geoff@newcomb.com> wrote in article
> <331C37EE.42BA@newcomb.com>...
> > During an install I must run an exe to modify existing data files. Is
> > there a way to pass the <installdir> parameter to the exe during the
> > install so I don't need any user intervention upon customer
> > installation. Any help will be appreciated.
> >
> An Express DLL extension is passed the <INSTALLDIR> location. So write a 1
> line extension DLL which launches the program passing the <INSTALLDIR>
> location.

Actually, if you specify <INSTALLDIR> on the Command Line Parameter edit
control in the Express Extensions Settings tab, InstallShield will pass
the required directory to your EXE on the command line. You can use the
rest of the directory specifiers as well...

/exit

NewsArchive
07-28-1997, 12:00 AM
I have learned that I am not very patient. Control is returned to
InstallShield Express Pro, however it is anywhere from 1 minute 20 seconds
to 2 minutes after the EXE is finished. Is there anyway to tell IE that
the EXE is done? Can I pass something back to IE to tell it the EXE is
done? Why is there such a delay after the EXE is finished?

Aditi Technologies <venkatesh @installshield.com> wrote in article
<01bc9a10$f33014a0$090c36ca@nquest78>...
> Hi Jim,
>
> You can specify your EXE file created with Borland Pascal For Windows
> to run as an express extension.In the settings tab of the Express
extension
> section of the setup check list,you have to specify the name of the exe
and
> any command line parameters.There is also a check box.If this check box
is
> checked it tells Express to wait for the program to exit before returning
> to installation.The InstallShield Express looks for the launched
> application's window handle to determine if the execution of the app is
> complete.Therefore you need not pass the handle to Express.It itself
looks
> for the handle and resumes installation when the handle is invalid(that
is
> after app is executed).
> If you do not want your installation to wait for the EXE to terminate
> ,you have to uncheck this check box.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Regards,
> Venkatesh T
> Aditi Corp
> InstallShield Corporation Solution Provider
>
> Jim Shearer <jshearer@computereng.com> wrote in article
> <01bc991f$cf571d40$012c99cc@Jim>...
> > The Express Pro 2.01 help screen for this topic states:
> > "Note The executable file to be lanuched must have a Window handle.
> > Express requires this handle to return from the extension to the
> > installation."
> >
> > I have an EXE file created with Borland Pascal for Windows (BPW) that
> runs
> > okay from Windows but Express is waiting for the EXE to terminate. How
> do
> > I pass back the Window handle to Express?
> >
> >
>

NewsArchive
08-27-1997, 12:00 AM
i want to run an exe file after installation. is ths can be done using
INSTALLSHIELD.

NewsArchive
08-27-1997, 12:00 AM
Yes you can call the LaunchAppAndWait(MyApp.exe, "", WAIT) to run an
executable with either the WAIT or NOWAIT option.

...Pat..

NewsArchive
08-28-1997, 12:00 AM
If you have the professional edition of Express, you can run this exe as an
extension after the last dialog displayed without waiting for it. This
feature is not available in the custom editions.

Ayman
InstallShield Corp.


a.f.cetin <alifuatcetin@usa.net> wrote in article
<01bcb2b7$8eddef80$1946b38b@amasya>...
> i want to run an exe file after installation. is ths can be done using
> INSTALLSHIELD.
>
>

NewsArchive
05-02-2001, 12:00 AM
I Know I should use self registration ..but the problem is that ISWI don´t
extract all the keys from the ocx files...i don't know why???

"Nilesh" <nparikh@unipowersolutions.com> wrote in message
news:3af03736$1@12.41.20.38...
> To run an exe I followed the instructions in the knowledge base article
> Q103146,
> "HOWTO: Launching an Executable That Is in a Subdirectory of SOURCEDIR"
> at http://support.installshield.com/kb. It works just fine.
>
> You should not really use regsvr32 to register a component for logo
> requirements, instead, use the component wizard to add a com object and it
> will automatcially manage registration and de-registration for you.
>
> Nilesh
>
>
> "Ricardo Goncalves" <RGoncalves@milenio3.pt> wrote in message
> news:3af028ef$1@12.41.20.38...
> > How can I run an executable (regsvr32.exe) to register some components
at
> > the end of the setup...or after the instalation...
> >
> >
>
>

NewsArchive
05-02-2001, 12:00 AM
Then you should manually add the missing entries
to the registry and not use regsvr32.

-Mike
"Ricardo Goncalves" <RGoncalves@milenio3.pt> wrote in message
news:3af04008@12.41.20.38...
> I Know I should use self registration ..but the problem is that ISWI
don´t
> extract all the keys from the ocx files...i don't know why???
>
> "Nilesh" <nparikh@unipowersolutions.com> wrote in message
> news:3af03736$1@12.41.20.38...
> > To run an exe I followed the instructions in the knowledge base article
> > Q103146,
> > "HOWTO: Launching an Executable That Is in a Subdirectory of SOURCEDIR"
> > at http://support.installshield.com/kb. It works just fine.
> >
> > You should not really use regsvr32 to register a component for logo
> > requirements, instead, use the component wizard to add a com object and
it
> > will automatcially manage registration and de-registration for you.
> >
> > Nilesh
> >
> >
> > "Ricardo Goncalves" <RGoncalves@milenio3.pt> wrote in message
> > news:3af028ef$1@12.41.20.38...
> > > How can I run an executable (regsvr32.exe) to register some components
> at
> > > the end of the setup...or after the instalation...
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>