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Installer VISE for Mac F.A.Q.

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Why does the Installer VISE builder display a warning message that the VCT needs to be “crunched”? 5/30/2005
Action Items don't work on aliases. Why? 6/9/2005
Can I move specific forms (such as a registration form) or resources from one archive to another? 6/9/2005
Can I use Installer VISE to create an installer that will install a System Folder on a clean Macintosh? 5/30/2005
Can the installer launch a program that it installs? 11/13/2003
Do I have to include 68K, PPC, and FAT apps in my archive? 11/13/2003
Does Installer VISE support invisible files? 5/30/2005
How can an installer add an alias to the Mac OS X Dock without using external code? 5/30/2005
How can an installer add an alias to the Mac OS X Dock? 5/30/2005
How can an installer detect Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or greater? 5/30/2005
How do I change the default text in Installer VISE's dialog boxes? For example, where it asks for a password, I want it to say, "Enter your Company Inc. Registration Code." 6/9/2005
How do I delete the installer after the installation process is finished? 6/9/2005
How do I get an archive created with an older version of Installer VISE to see the gestalts available in a newer version? 6/9/2005
How do I install to specific Mac OS X locations, and when do I need to use Installer VISE's authentication feature? 6/9/2005
How do I install to the /etc directory of Mac OS X? 5/30/2005
How do I make version numbers visible in the archive window detail area? 6/9/2005
How do I retain icon positioning for files installed on Mac OS X? 6/9/2005
How do I show a message dialog box during installation? 11/13/2003
How do I use Build Targets? 5/30/2005
How do I use Installer VISE to install a symbolic link on Mac OS X? 6/9/2005
How does Installer VISE find the version of a Mac OS X bundle? 6/9/2005
I’m using several different action items that search for a particular alias on the user’s computer, but some of these actions can’t locate the alias. What can I do to make all the searches succeed? 6/9/2005
Is there a character limit for text boxes or message actions within Installer VISE? 6/9/2005
Is there a way to force all other applications to quit (including the Finder) before continuing with the install? I noticed there was a flag to not force the Finder Quit, but I need to ensure the opposite behavior. 6/9/2005
Is there any way to control placement of aliases created by action items? In creating the installer for one of our products, I used action items to create aliases. Under the “Icon View” the aliases are created all over the place. 6/9/2005
What do I need to know to build PPC and Carbon external code resources for use with Installer VISE? 5/30/2005
What is the purpose of the “InstallVar” Install To location? 5/30/2005
What is the required format for entering version number as an Installer VISE search criterion? 6/9/2005
What languages files are currently available? 6/9/2005
When I run the Easy Install, the installer only installs the files that meet the gestalt and language settings, but when I run a Custom Install all files are installed regardless of the gestalts or language settings. Why is this happening? 6/9/2005
Why do I receive -43 and -5000 errors when installing on Mac OS X? 6/9/2005
Why do I sometimes see a .DS_Store file inside of a folder in my VCT? 5/30/2005
Why does Installer VISE sometimes install items with different Mac OS X permissions than what I set up in the VCT? 5/30/2005
Why does the Bring Up To Date function sometimes try to add new files to my archive that weren’t there before? 6/9/2005
Why won’t my installer shut down background applications/processes on Mac OS X? 5/30/2005
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