Solved

VS 2008 Pro -- Setup Project -- how do you create shortcuts that point to the installed application?

Posted on 2008-10-21
3
3,314 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
VS 2008 Pro -- Setup Project -- how do you create shortcuts that point to the installed application?

I have tied -- when right-clicking on :: User's Program Files -- Create shortcut to Program files or add...  choosing the create shortcut to program files does just that -- opens a folder, BUT, would prepare to simply run the installed application instead.

how do I configure this please (using this setup project)
0
Comment
Question by:amillyard
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
Jupiler78 earned 500 total points
ID: 22767113
Hello amillyard,

If you want to create a shortcut on the deskop, choose User's Desktop at the left.
In the right part, right click and choose "Create new Shortcut"
Then choose you Application Folder - Primary Output ...

Regards,

Jupiler78
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:amillyard
ID: 31508269
works great :-)  many thanks.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:Jupiler78
ID: 22767195
Glad I could help.
Good luck & thanks for the points & grade.

Jupiler78
0

Featured Post

How our DevOps Teams Maximize Uptime

Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us. Read the use case whitepaper.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Flash (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Flash) has evolved over the years to where it has become a masterful tool for displaying content screen.  It has excellent layout placement, UI precision as well as rendering capabilities. This, along with t…
This article describes relatively difficult and non-obvious issues that are likely to arise when creating COM class in Visual Studio and deploying it by professional MSI-authoring tools. It is assumed that the reader is already familiar with the cla…
In this video, viewers will be given step by step instructions on adjusting mouse, pointer and cursor visibility in Microsoft Windows 10. The video seeks to educate those who are struggling with the new Windows 10 Graphical User Interface. Change Cu…
There's a multitude of different network monitoring solutions out there, and you're probably wondering what makes NetCrunch so special. It's completely agentless, but does let you create an agent, if you desire. It offers powerful scalability …

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question