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11-19-1997, 01:00 AM
Hi

Please have a browse over my dilemma and help me if you can.

I have written an application that will be distributed on CD-ROM along with
a .mdb database which is specific to each customer.

What I need to do is install the application from the CD-ROM and then copy
all .mdb files found on root directory of the CD-ROM onto the customers
hard-disk.

I know I can write a .exe to move the files and call it as an extension, but
how do I pass the letter of the CD-ROM to the software from installshield
or where else can I get the "currently being read" CD-ROM letter ?. This
needs to be done because the letter of the CD-ROM may well change from
computer to computer.

I hope I don't have to write one of those .DLL things - I'm not quiet up to
that yet.......

Please give me ideas..........

Thanks


PS - Hi Stefan - I know you're the only one who answers these notes...
thanks

NewsArchive
11-20-1997, 01:00 AM
Try the Win API GetCurrentDirectory in your DLL or EXE.

Kent
InstallShield Technical Support

Trevor Daniel <dan@sportster.demon.co.uk> wrote in article
<34735270.0@news.installshield.com>...
> Hi
>
> Please have a browse over my dilemma and help me if you can.
>
> I have written an application that will be distributed on CD-ROM along
with
> a .mdb database which is specific to each customer.
>
> What I need to do is install the application from the CD-ROM and then
copy
> all .mdb files found on root directory of the CD-ROM onto the customers
> hard-disk.
>
> I know I can write a .exe to move the files and call it as an extension,
but
> how do I pass the letter of the CD-ROM to the software from installshield
> or where else can I get the "currently being read" CD-ROM letter ?. This
> needs to be done because the letter of the CD-ROM may well change from
> computer to computer.
>
> I hope I don't have to write one of those .DLL things - I'm not quiet up
to
> that yet.......
>
> Please give me ideas..........
>
> Thanks
>
>
> PS - Hi Stefan - I know you're the only one who answers these notes...
> thanks
>
>
>