Setup.exe, Visual Studio, Setting title, version, etc

Posted on 2016-07-25
Last Modified: 2016-07-27
I have a Setup project for a VB windows app.   How/where do I change the title, version number, etc, that is shown in the little setup dialog?  See isetup dialog,mage.
Question by:HLRosenberger
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With the setup project selected:Capture.JPGYou should see properties which will include: ProductName, Title and Version:Capture.JPGWhich produces the following setup screens:Capture.JPGCapture.JPGAnd the following in 'Apps and Features':Capture.JPG

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I'm using VS 2008.  When I view properties, I get this:

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it_saige earned 500 total points
ID: 41729526
You do not want the Project Property Pages, you want the project property grid.  If you just select the project (don't right-click or do anything else, just click on it once) and press F4, Visual Studio will do one of two things:

A.  Highlight the property grid
B.  Open and highlight the property grid

Since the windows can be docked and undocked it could potentially be anywhere on your screen(s).  

The key is to look for a highlighted window/control that looks like what I took a snippet of.

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ID: 41729528
Here is an example of a 2008 Setup and Deployment Project, selected with the property grid highlighted:Capture.JPG

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ID: 41731611
got it.  thanks!

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