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Got bit by a bug... Part 2
I haven't tested this macro, but it should work: Dim oFSO Dim tblFile, tblWiseSourcePath Dim rowFile, rowWiseSourcePath Dim fileVersion Set oFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.Fil... Set tblFile = WTables("File") Set tblWiseSourcePath = WTables("WiseSourcePath") On Error Resume Next For Each rowFile In tblFile.WRows rowWiseSourcePath = tblWiseSourcePath.WRows(row... fileVersion = oFSO.GetFileVersion(rowWise... If fileVersion <> "" Then rowFile("Version") ......

Posted On Friday, March 7, 2008 12:21 PM

Got bit by a bug in Wise Installation Studio.
This one hurt a little bit. Several of our application installs have been rewritten to accommodate Windows Vista support. We use wildcards to add some of the files because they ship sample files and shared resources that change often. One of these shared resources was giving me a problem. We are installing a DLL into our Common Files folder that all of the applications use. The GUID is lined up appropriately between all of the applications to ensure proper reference counting in case a user installs ......

Posted On Friday, March 7, 2008 11:06 AM

Introduction
I'd like to use this first post to introduce myself and tell you what qualifies me to talk about setups in the Windows Environment. Over the last 6 years one of the primary functions of my job, no matter what company I have been at, has been to develop installations. I have been working with Windows Installer pretty much since it was introduced, and before that spent time developing script-based installations using both Wise Solutions and InstallShield products. Currently, I work for Wise Solutions ......

Posted On Monday, July 18, 2005 7:44 AM

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