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Creating an Uninstall for my app

I've been using Installshield Professional 6.2 for sometime, say an year, now. I have packaged my application with InstallSheild Professional 6.2 and it works fine. Now, I want to add an uninstall item to my application folder within the Programs menu folder so that the user may uninstall my application from the Programs menu itself without going to the Control Panel. How do I acheive this with Installshield Professional 6.2?

Sathyaish Chakravarthy
Thursday, December 18, 2003

Surely this is a question for Installshield support?

anon
Thursday, December 18, 2003

I've put it there as well but got no answers yet.

http://community.installshield.com/forumdisplay.php?s=&forumid=79

Sathyaish Chakravarthy
Thursday, December 18, 2003

Putting a short cut to the uninstaller in the start menu is against windows logo requirements isn't it? We used to have it but then took it out in order to try and go for the logo.

ChrisO
Thursday, December 18, 2003

Chris, I couldn't understand what you said. Sorry, but could you please elaborate?

Sathyaish Chakravarthy
Thursday, December 18, 2003

Also, when using InstallShield Professional 6.2, when I insert my own license.txt file and if the file contains a double-quote character, the double quote character is replaced by some wierd character that resembles the newline/tab character when it is displayed in the EULA dialog box at runtime. How do I insert a double quote character and make it still display like a double quote?

Sathyaish Chakravarthy
Thursday, December 18, 2003

Okay, to get a "Designed For Windows XP" logo to put on the box your application comes in Microsoft has a series of requirements that you must meet. These include:

Accessibility, Ease of use, storing files in the Application Data folder etc. And one of those requirements is that you can't have an "Uninstall Icon" in your start menu.

I haven't got the exact link, but these are all available on the MSDN somewhere.

ChrisO
Thursday, December 18, 2003

LOL!!

Incoherent Abbreviator
Thursday, December 18, 2003

OK, how do I concatenate two string literals in the Installshield Pro 6.2 scripts. I tried using the VB concatenation (&), the C++/Java (+) as well as searching for an intrinsic string handling function for the same but did not find any.

Here's what I want to do:

PathFind ( "Ricoh Cost Analysis Snapshot (RCAS)" , svResult , PARTIAL , CONTINUE );
    AddFolderIcon(svResult + "\Ricoh Cost Analysis Snapshot (RCAS)", "Uninstall RCAS Client", UNINSTALL_STRING, "", "", 0, "", REPLACE);

Sathyaish Chakravarthy
Thursday, December 18, 2003

*RESOLVED*

Sathyaish Chakravarthy
Thursday, December 18, 2003

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