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I have a project I created in Visual Basic 6.0. I would like to deploy this project using the Visual Studio Installer 1.1. The vb project must be installed into a directory (i.e. C:\TestDir) in order for the application to work. In the P&D wizard it was easy enough to set the DefaultDir property in the setup.lst file to accomplish this but I cannot find an equivalant in VSI. So what I would like to do is create a installation package that skips the select installation folder dialog screen and simply forces the installation into a custom directory that I define. If anyone could help with this I eager to learn how its done.
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Todd
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by:scorpio05678
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i think you cann't change the installation directory in VSI  but if you have done it please post it here for other. if possible.

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by:tfake75
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I have found a solution. Using Orca to edit the generated msi file from vsi you can edit the custom action table and change the line starting with DIR_CA_TARGETDIR so the target field is the directory of your applications final destination.
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