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  • Overview
  • Viewing the list of files to install
  • Overview
  • Sorting the list of files to install
  • Finding out and modifying the characteristics of a file found in the list of files to install
  • Installing one or more additional files
  • Overview
  • Adding one or more individual files
  • Adding one or more files corresponding to a generic file
  • Deleting one or more files to install
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Overview
The setup editor WPINST allows you to the manage the files to install:
  • View the list of files
  • Add one or more files
  • Delete one or more files
The management of the files to install is performed in WPINST ("Tools .. WPINST - Setup editor").The management of the files to install is performed in WPINST. To start WPINST from WINDEV Mobile, on the "Tools" pane, in the "Utilities" group, click "WPINST".
Unlike the wizard for creating the setup program, the setup editor WDINST proposes an advanced management of the characteristics of the files to install.
Viewing the list of files to install

Overview

The files to install can be viewed in the top section of WPINST.
Two types of files are displayed in this list:
  • Individual files. The file is defined by its full name (name and extension) on the development computer. This file will be included in the setup program (if it is found in the source directory during the generation).
  • Generic files. The name of the file contains wildcard characters (*,?). All the files found in the source directory and corresponding to this filter will be included in the setup program during the generation.
For example:

Sorting the list of files to install

To sort the list of files to install, click the header of the column corresponding to the sort criterion (file name, source directory, destination directory, ...).
The destination directory corresponds to the directory in which the file will be installed.
To define the destination directory, the following keywords can be used:
  • <SetupDir>: setup directory chosen by the user during the setup.
  • <WinDir>: Windows directory of user computers
For example: "<SetupDir>\MyDirectory".
To modify the destination directory of a file found in the list of files to install:
  1. Select the requested file.
  2. Click the "Destination directory" column.
  3. Enter the new destination directory.

Finding out and modifying the characteristics of a file found in the list of files to install

The characteristics of the selected file can be viewed and modified in the bottom left section of WPINST.
See interface of WPINST for more details.
Installing one or more additional files

Overview

By default, the setup automatically selects all the files found in the "EXE" directory of the project.
The setup editor WDINST allows you to add:
  • Individual files.
  • Generic files.
These types of files have been presented in the previous paragraph.

Adding one or more individual files

To add one or more individual files:
  1. Select "Edit .. Add files". The window for adding files is opened.
  2. Select the drive and the directory where the files to add will be found. The list of the files found in the directory is displayed.
  3. To filter the files displayed according to a search criterion, enter the search criterion in the "Filter" option ("*.DLL" or "*customer*" for example) and click the "Filter" button.
    Note: The wildcard characters (*,?) are allowed.
  4. Check "one or more files".
  5. Select the files to add.
    To select several files simultaneously, keep the [Ctrl] or [Shift] key down when selecting files.
  6. Specify the destination directory of the files to install.
    To define the destination directory, the following keywords can be used:
    • <SetupDir>: setup directory chosen by the user during the setup.
    • <WinDir>: directory of Windows on the user computers.
      For example: "<SetupDir>\MyDirectory".
  7. Validate the addition of files.

Adding one or more files corresponding to a generic file

To add one or more files corresponding to a generic file:
  1. Select "Edit .. Add files". The window for adding files is opened.
  2. Select the drive and the directory where the files to add will be found.
  3. Check "a generic file".
  4. Enter the generic file ("*.BMP" for example).
    Note: The wildcard characters (*,?) are allowed.
  5. To select the files found in the sub-directories of the specified directory, check "Recursively add all the corresponding files".
  6. Specify the destination directory of the files to install.
    To define the destination directory, the following keywords can be used:
    • <SetupDir>: setup directory chosen by the user during the setup.
    • <WinDir>: directory of Windows on the user computers.
      For example: "<SetupDir>\MyDirectory".
  7. Validate the addition of files.
Deleting one or more files to install
To delete one or more files to install:
  1. Select the files to delete in the top part of WPINST.
    To select several files simultaneously, keep the [Ctrl] or [Shift] key down when selecting files.
  2. Select "Edit .. Delete" (or press the [Del] key).
Minimum required version
  • Version 10
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