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I have created a directory with icons for a vb60 application.
When I want to install the compiled exe of this application on an other computer, then i missed this directory and i must install specially this directory with the icons on the other computer.

is there a solution, how i can add the directory with the icons in the packing and passing-on assistant!

thanks for any answer
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TimCotteeApplications and Integrations Consultan

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In the "Included Files" step of the wizard, you can add as many files as you need, add your Icons here, later on you can choose the directory you want them installed into, perhaps ($AppPath)\Icons.

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hy timcottee!

thanks for your information. when i am at the menu "included files" i can add there only files, but i want to add my whole directory, because i have over 100 icons there.

what do you mean with "later on you can choose the directory you want them installed into, perhaps ($AppPath)\Icons"

can you tell me more details, how i can do this.

i selected for a test one icon and looked at my file setup.lst and could find the following entry:
[Setup1 Files]
File1=@ARW01DN.ICO,$(AppPath),,,4/24/98 7:58:30 PM,1078,0.0.0.0

but who can i select the whole directory!

thanks again
fragen
TimCotteeApplications and Integrations Consultan

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You can select multiple files in this screen, click the first hold down shift then click the last. You cannot unfortunately choose an entire directory in one go. Then to determine the location it goes to; two ways, one is in the "Install Locations" screen manually set the install location to $(AppPath)\Icons, the other perhaps more practical would be to create the package then open you setup.lst file and do a find and replace on ".ICO,$(AppPath)" to ".ICO,$(AppPath)\Icons" before distributing.

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hy timcottee!

thanks again. I understand all your ways and tried it out. But i can still only one icon ore can select all 100 icons in each subdirectory and can save it in each subdirectory.

my next problem is that i have one main directory under the application called "icons". under this directory i have many subdirectories, like arrows, comm, computer e.g.

in each directory (arrows, comm, computer) i have icons.

i can now add all files in the setup.lst with the option /icons/arrows and so on.

but is there also an other possibility, how i can do this in one way, because it is not possible to select all icons in one directory with the "click the first hold down shift then click the last".

i have also tried to change the file setup.lst of the one icon i have selected like:

[setup1 Files]
File1=@*.*,$(AppPath)}icons,,,4/24/98 7:58:30 PM,1078,0.0.0.0

i hope to get one more answer from you
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hy TimCottee again!

thank you very much again. i read out your last message, but couldn't follow exact all your thinking, because my Native language is german.

it is very nice, when you can send me an example.

thanks again
fragen

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my e-mail adress: hh99@gmx.net

thank you again

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