Re: "Primary Output" consists of multiple files - how to set shortcut?

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Subject: Re: "Primary Output" consists of multiple files - how to set shortcut?
Posted by:  Phil Wilson (pdjwilson@nospam.cox.net)
Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2006

Instead of Primary Output, why not just individually add the files you need?

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Phil Wilson
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"Aaron Isotton" <aaron.isott…@ch.abb.com> wrote in message
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> Hi,
>
> I have almost no experience with Windows Installer, so this is probably an
> easy question.
>
> I'm deploying a VSTO application. Its primary output consists of an Excel
> spreadsheet and a DLL. I created an Installer using Visual Studio .NET
> 2005, and I want to create a shortcut to the Excel file on the user's
> Desktop.
>
> I can add a shortcut to the project's "primary output", but that creates a
> shortcut to the DLL and not the XLS.
>
> When I right-click on the primary output entry in the Application Folder
> and choose "Output" both files are listed. I somehow need to choose the
> Excel file instead of the DLL. Do you know how to do that?
>
> Thanks,
> Aaron

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"Primary Output" consists of multiple files - how to set shortcut? posted by Aaron Isotton on Fri, 18 Aug 2006