Re: Lots of forms, take II?

Subject: Re: Lots of forms, take II?
From: "Kelly Williamson" <kwcwtech -at- iwaynet -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 10:13:20 -0500

Geoff wrote:
> Would it be feasible to create a simple installation routine that dumps
> entire WebHelp system into "My Documents", puts an icon on their desktop,
> and adds a shortcut to the start menu? (This could be done with a full
> installer such as the one sold by Vise, or simply by a DOS batch file that
> copies the appropriate files to the correct places.) If you don't have
> access to a friendly programmer, and want to do the batch file route, it's
> easy enough to create an autorun file on the CD that will automatically
> when the CD is inserted and copy files to the appropriate directories.
> a look at Microsoft's online knowledge base for details on how to create
> autorun files.

Ahh, that sounds nice. Maybe we should just copy the whole thing over
(rather than just the forms section). ??
We did buy InstallShield for the purpose of having the CD autorun (this was
before they thought of copying anything to the hard drive), so maybe we can
use that (haven't played with it yet). I was initially thinking of using an
autorun file, but I thought you had to have an executable file to use this
(I just have a default.htm file). I'm hoping you don't need an .exe for
InstallShield too!

Thanks Geoff!

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