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Shobha Dashotta
01-03-2017, 01:39 AM
Hi,

We need to support installation of our product into directories with unicode characters in the path ( non-English multi-byte). We are using IS 2013 and the installation summary shows '?????' as the install path and the installation fails when it tries to access the install path.

I read that the unicode support has been added since IS 2015. I am trying the IS 2016 trial version but the problem persists.

How do I enable the non-english character support in my Installer?

Thanks
Shobha

chad.petersen
01-04-2017, 11:21 AM
I'm not sure how to do it in InstallShield. In WiX (Windows Installer XML from Microsoft) you can set the code page in the <Product> element.

http://windows-installer-xml-wix-toolset.687559.n2.nabble.com/Unicode-characters-in-MSI-setup-package-td710445.html

Must be a way to do that in InstallShield, too.

Maybe this is part of the answer?

http://helpnet.installshield.com/installshield22helplib/helplibrary/CodePageReqs.htm

Chad