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

Posted on 2008-10-21
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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)
Question by:amillyard
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Jupiler78 earned 2000 total points
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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 ...



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works great :-)  many thanks.

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Glad I could help.
Good luck & thanks for the points & grade.


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