Identifying Application and Setup Package Information

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To create a setup package for your application, you must identify the main file and a package script that will be used to define the how the application will be setup.

The Main file should point to the file that contains references to other files in the application. When browsing to find the main file, the dialog box identifies the types of files that are typically the main file. For example, for an application using Access, the main file should be the .mbd file and for an application using Word, the main file should be the .doc file.

In the Package Name field of the Packaging Wizard, you can select a package to use when creating the application setup program. You can use different packages for the same main file. The package stores information about installing the application.

The Packaging Wizard saves the setup information in a script file, so you can reuse the installation information to create the applications.

To create new packages

  • In the Packaging Wizard, on the Identify Application and Package screen click New to create a new package, Copy to create a new copy of an existing package, or Rename to give an existing package a new name. Enter a name in the dialog box and click OK.

See Also

Identify Application and Package Screen (Packaging Wizard) | The Packaging Process | Creating a Setup Package Using the Packaging Wizard | Deploying Your Application | Packaging Wizard | Testing Your Setup Package