[AccessD] Inno Scripts
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Mon Nov 1 02:58:21 CDT 2021
Running that script without elevated rights will be interesting to see how
it goes. Testing on your own machine, where you more than likely do have
such rights could lead to mistaken impression it will run for your
customers when possibly it will not. So hopefully you have some beta
testers on hand who can be your eyes on the ground before you get too far
into making it all perfect. We generally require powershell and it has to
be set up by IT to get most registry things to happen.
On Sun, Oct 31, 2021 at 11:45 AM John Colby <jwcolby at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well hmmmm... First of all thanks for the responses.
> What I need to do is
> 1) Place a single Access file and a set of PDF "how to" files into an
> install package.
> 2) Ask the user a question "What is your XYZ code" where the user knows
> what I am talking about and what this code is.
> 3) When they respond, I need to build a directory structure that uses this
> code as part of the path.
> 4) I need to place these files into the directory I just created
> 5) I need to Create a folder in All Files and then place shortcuts into
> that folder to allow the user to click on the shortcuts to open my database
> app or the readme files.
> 6) Ask if they want a shortcut on the desktop and if so create one.
> 7) Create a set of keys in the registry to add that path I just created to
> "safe locations" so that the db won't complain every time the user opens
> It is the safe location thing that I am trying to handle with this.
> I found a demo script to start with that also creates registry stuff.
> Somewhere I have already found registry stuff to create the safe location
> so I can add that in.
> This is going to be a PITA but we'll see how it works.
> John W. Colby
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