Starting a console application that was deployed with ClickOnce

I created a small console application in VS 2008.

I published a clickonce install for this application.

Installing the application only creates a link on the start menu - it appears no straightforward way to access the application in a command window.

The application takes several parameters so the user needs to be able to open a command window and run the application.

Can someone explain exactly how to use a console application that was installed with clickonce?

Thanks in advance!

Rick
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sadlermdAuthor Commented:
I've seen those links before and they don't quite answer the question. :-(

I am trying to understand how clickonce installs work with console apps and i *think* these are the steps the user must follow:

1. user is given a link to the publish page
2. user goes to the page and clicks "install"
3. the clickonce process creates a link on the start menu to run the application
4. the user should click the link to run the application

And now the user has a problem - the console app takes command line arguments and
can't be run from the start menu...

All the documentation says "Clickonce can download winforms and console apps!" - however, I have not seen an example that uses a console app.

Rick

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sadlermdAuthor Commented:
Thanks for at least giving me the info i need to make an informed decision - i will stay with the MSI deploy!
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tbsgadiCommented:
Glad to help!
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