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i am very new to java. The first task that has been assigned to me is to create a installer. I have been to told to use izpack as it is free. I am finding it a bit hard to use.
I have managed to get few things working. problems i am facing are
1. the shortcut display icon on my machine does not display any icon on other machines.
2.the shortcut doesn't work. i click on it and nothing happens.

plz suggest
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by:thomas908
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>>the shortcut display icon on my machine does not display any icon on other machines.
you may be specifying a absolute path for ur image file.
Try specfying a relative path
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by:thomas908
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if u r doing somehting like
iconFile="C:/myproj/src/mi_small.gif"

change it to
iconFile="$INSTALL_PATH/src/mi_small.gif"
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by:thomas908
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These links may be helpful.
If they are not then plz post code for ur xml files.
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by:thomas908
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Do go through the izpack documentation.
it'll be in doc folder in the folder in which u installed izpack
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>>.the shortcut doesn't work. i click on it and nothing happens.

there must be some problem in the shortcut target.
Copy the shortcut target and try running ur application from the prompt . There u'll be able to see error messages.
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thanks.
it worked
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