Visual Studio Installer Problems 
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 Visual Studio Installer Problems

GetCurrentDir() returns the current directory, which has no relation
to the application directory. Try GetModuleFileName() or something
like that. I don't know what the Windows Installer equivalent to that


> Hi,

> I am using Windows Installer for deploying my application developed in
> VC++6.0 on a WindowsNt computer.

> 1)In my code I am using Functions like  GetCurrentDir(),etc to get the
> directory where the exe is running from.
>   When I execute the application from the shortcuts(desktop or start menu)
> created by the installer, I get the current Directory as the directory where
> the shortcut
>  is running from and not the the installed folder. I also tried manipulating
> with the shortcut properties but was not succesfull

> 2)There is a Condition Property for each file being copied and I tried
> finding out the syntax for the Condition property in the windows installer
> help,but no luck

> If somebody could provide a solution to this problem, it would be a great
> help

> Thanks

> Devang Merchant

.Bruce Dawson, Cavedog Entertainment.
Makers of Total Annihilation - http://www.*-*-*.com/

Tue, 21 May 2002 03:00:00 GMT  
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