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help with executing multiple setup project from main project using vb.net

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Hi,

How do I execute multiple setup project from main a main project setup project? The setup projects would be included in the main project's folder

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Victor
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by:ElrondCT
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I don't think you can do that. What are you trying to accomplish? Why do you want to have your setup broken up into multiple projects? What version of Visual Studio are you using?
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by:vcharles
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I'm using VS 2010. I created a main project which needs to access other projects, which I can do by executing their .exe files from the main project.  I wanted to inlcude then in one installation package instead of installing each project separately.
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CodeCruiser earned 2000 total points
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You can use custom actions as shown in example

http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/33883/Invoke-another-MSI-from-an-MSI


A more detailed discussion on nested MSI packages can be found on MS Support site

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306439
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by:vcharles
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Thank you, will look check the links and get back to you.
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Thank You.
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