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pathowe
01-22-2018, 11:39 AM
Welcome to the InstallShield 2018 Community Forum.

The following list provides links to InstallShield 2018 documentation and KB articles:

InstallShield 2018 Release Notes (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/rn/ReleaseNotes.htm)
Upgrading from Earlier InstallShield Versions (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/Projects_Upgrading.htm)
InstallShield 2018 Known Issues (https://flexeracommunity.force.com/customer/articles/en_US/INFO/InstallShield-2018-Known-Issues)
InstallShield download and license instructions (http://www.flexerasoftware.com/instructions/product-license.htm)—All of the InstallShield downloads are available in the Flexera Software Product and License Center (https://flexerasoftware.flexnetoperations.com/). This includes installations for InstallShield, Standalone Build, redistributable files for the InstallShield prerequisites, .NET language pack prerequisite files (.prq), InstallScript objects, and InstallShield Collaboration. Visit this site to learn how to sign in to the Product and License Center and obtain your downloads.
Functionality Notes for the Evaluation Version of InstallShield (https://flexeracommunity.force.com/customer/articles/en_US/INFO/Functionality-Notes-for-the-Evaluation-Version-of-InstallShield)—If you have not purchased a license for InstallShield, you can install it and use it for a limited number of days without activating it. When you are using InstallShield in this scenario, it operates in evaluation mode, and some of its functionality is not available. This article explains those evaluation-mode limitations.
Activation Resources (https://flexeracommunity.force.com/customer/articles/en_US/INFO/Activation-Resources)—Provides activation-related troubleshooting tips.
Troubleshooting InstallShield 2010 and Later Activation Issues (https://flexeracommunity.force.com/customer/articles/en_US/INFO/Q200867)
HelpNet (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/)—An online library of Flexera Software product documentation.
Document Center PDFs (https://flexeracommunity.force.com/customer/CCDocumentation)—Search and download PDF versions of User Guides, Installation Guides, Product Release Notes, and the InstallShield End-User License Agreement (EULA).
Technical White Papers (http://www.flexerasoftware.com/downloads/downloads_7481.htm)


Note: If you are upgrading a project from InstallShield 2013 or earlier to InstallShield 2018, also see the following help topics to learn about changes that may affect your projects:

Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2014 or Earlier (http://http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2015.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2013 or Earlier (http://http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2014.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2012 Spring or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2013.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2012 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2012Spring.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2011 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2012.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2010 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2011.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2009 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2010.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 2008 or Earlier (http://http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2009.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 12 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/UpgrdngToIS2008.htm)
Upgrading Projects from InstallShield 11.5 or Earlier (http://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/installshield24helplib/installshield24helplib.htm#helplibrary/ISMSIArchitecture.htm)