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install sheild and bde

asi asked
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Last Modified: 2013-11-23
hi ! does some on use the install sheild with bde/paradox option ?
i try to do it but i"m having problems with it.
where do i type/insert the data files that attached to the software ?
( i mean the exe program are in the "program files" and the data files ? alias ?)
if some one can send me any document about it or even an install shield configure exeample file *.iwz ... i would be greatfulll
10x alot
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Hi asi,

In the beginning, I had some problems too, but here is my solution, hope it is yours! (I always install my program with the full Bde, not partially)

1. Go to Specify Components, Groups and files
   - fill in a new Group Name (e.g. Data Files)
   - fill in the destination directory (e.g. <INSTALLDIR>\Data)
2. Add the data files in this new group.

Problems, just ask, but be specific because it's already so complicated with those groups and components, ...

If you like an example file, just ask.

Have fun,
c.u. ZifNab;


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if u have an example file it would be great !
how does the InstallShield know about the connection between the alias name and the group (Data File) that u mention.

Hi asi,

Sorry about the incompleteness, here is the information for connecting alias name with Data File :

Select InstallShield, General Options
 - Select BDE and push Settings button;
 - Push Next
 - Fill in an Aliase name e.g. KD
 - Push Next
 - Push Next
 - Choose an Aliase name from the combo-box (e.g. KD)
   - Fill in a path : <INSTALLDIR>\Data
   - Fill in Type   : e.g. Paradox
   - Give Parameters if needed
 - Push Next
 -> Finish

To where do I have to send an example?



10x alot
you may send the example to
and again 10x alot

Glad I could help,
Send you the example right away.

Have fun,
c.u. ZifNab;
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