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Whoah looks great!

 

Now as a beta tester, this is about the installer!

The installer presents the option to optionally add two shortcuts (Start Menu and Desktop). After installation these aren't added.

 

Expected result:

Shortcuts

 

Actual result:

No shortcuts

 

System Info:

 

Tested on three different systems, all Windows XP, Dutch, Service Pack two. One XP Home, two XP Pro, all with administrator rights

 

Ton

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Ton,

 

Thank you for taking the time to install and test VIPM. We are happy that you like it :D

 

Regarding the issue with the creation of shortcuts, I have filed a bug (Case # 1949). We will do our best to resolve the issue.

 

Regards,

 

-Jim

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Whoah looks great!

 

Now as a beta tester, this is about the installer!

The installer presents the option to optionally add two shortcuts (Start Menu and Desktop). After installation these aren't added.

 

Expected result:

Shortcuts

 

Actual result:

No shortcuts

 

System Info:

 

Tested on three different systems, all Windows XP, Dutch, Service Pack two. One XP Home, two XP Pro, all with administrator rights

 

Ton

Ton,

 

Again, thank you for the feedback.

 

I have a few follow up questions for you that might help us pin point the issue and resolve this Case # 1949.

  • Were all the WinXP you test VIPM installation installed on the C: Drive?
     
  • Is there anything non standard about these WinXP installations (User folder, Desktop folder not at the expected location for example)?
     
  • Did you install VIPM in the default directory?
     
  • You said there was no shortcut created, but did you saw under the start folder and directory structure created (such as "Start>>Programs>>JKI>>VI Package Manager")?

Regards,

 

PJM

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[*]Were all the WinXP you test VIPM installation installed on the C: Drive?

 

Yes they were

[*]Is there anything non standard about these WinXP installations (User folder, Desktop folder not at the expected location for example)?

 

The documents folder in all 3 cases were located on the D drive. Program files, LabVIEW, in the 'normal' location

[*]Did you install VIPM in the default directory?

Yes

[*]You said there was no shortcut created, but did you saw under the start folder and directory structure created (such as "Start>>Programs>>JKI>>VI Package Manager")?

 

No such thing was created, but I love to have an option to set a location for these items (eg. Start\Programs\National Instrument\Tools\VIPM)

 

I'll try to run the installer on an english system in the morning! but there the My Documents folder is created on the C-Drive

 

Ton

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Yes they were

The documents folder in all 3 cases were located on the D drive. Program files, LabVIEW, in the 'normal' location

 

Yes

No such thing was created, but I love to have an option to set a location for these items (eg. Start\Programs\National Instrument\Tools\VIPM)

 

I'll try to run the installer on an english system in the morning! but there the My Documents folder is created on the C-Drive

 

Ton

 

I've run the same installer on a 'english' laptop, and the shortcuts were installed in the right direction.

 

Ton

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Ton,

 

Ton wrote:

> I love to have an option to set a location for these items (eg. Start\Programs\National Instrument\Tools\VIPM)

 

Thanks for the suggestion. One quick solution would be for you to create these Start menu folders/shortcuts yourself.

 

> The documents folder in all 3 cases were located on the D drive. Program files, LabVIEW, in the 'normal' location

> I've run the same installer on a 'english' laptop, and the shortcuts were installed in the right direction.

Is it possible for you to test on a Dutch installation with the documents folder located in the standard (C drive) location? This might hint as to whether the problem is related to the non-English version of Windows or, rather, the location of the documents folder. My instinct makes me think that it is probably an issue with the non-English version of Windows.

 

Thank you,

 

-Jim

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Hi Jim,

 

that might take a while, but can I run some other tests on your installer (or a subsection)?

 

You can contact me via Lava

 

Ton

 

Edit:

 

I've run the program on a Win2K dutch system (standard). No shortcuts as well...

 

It is excellent that the program doesn't need administrator rights to install

 

Ton

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Hi Jim,

 

that might take a while, but can I run some other tests on your installer (or a subsection)?

 

You can contact me via Lava

 

Ton

 

Edit:

 

I've run the program on a Win2K dutch system (standard). No shortcuts as well...

 

It is excellent that the program doesn't need administrator rights to install

 

Ton

Ton,

 

Thank you for your feedback.

 

This bug has been identified and a bug fix will be available in the next VIPM version.

 

PJM

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Hi Jim,

 

that might take a while, but can I run some other tests on your installer (or a subsection)?

 

You can contact me via Lava

 

Ton

 

Edit:

 

I've run the program on a Win2K dutch system (standard). No shortcuts as well...

 

It is excellent that the program doesn't need administrator rights to install

 

Ton

 

Ton,

 

Please see the announcement, VI Package Manager 1.0 Beta 2 Released. This release has a fix for your issue.

 

Thank you,

 

-Jim

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This is related to Installation doubt.I want my executable and example vi's in the windows start menu while creating the Installer. As i already included

Examples in the example folder so i cant move these same examples in to the folder called shortcut which was created by myself. what is the solution for

getting the examples in the example folder as well as in the windows start menu including my application(exe).

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