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Hello,

As I near to finish the project I want to build an installer.

Is there a way for the installer to save folders which are not under the project and copy them while installing the project to an another foler?

Thanks!

Gil,

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When you build the application (not the installer) in the "Source Files" section of the build properties you can select files or entire directories to be included in the "Always Include" box beneath the Startup VIs box.

 

 

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Thanks for the prompt reply.

In the source files I only see files and folders that reside under the project.

The files that I want to copy are in an another folder on the HD.

Thanks!

Gil,

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@gilmaor1 wrote:

Thanks for the prompt reply.

In the source files I only see files and folders that reside under the project.

The files that I want to copy are in an another folder on the HD.


Yes. Simply add those files and folders to your project tree into a Virtual folder called Resources, Installer Files or whatever else you would like. Maintain For this virtual folder the structure in the project tree as you want to have in the Installer. The LabVIEW project does not dictate to you that you can only put VI files in it.

 

They are after all a required part of your project to create the final installation files.

Rolf Kalbermatter
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Thanks!

That solves it.

GIl

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Put the directory or files you want to include in the Always Include box in the Executable build specifications.

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Then when you build your Installer the files or directory will be included

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