Downloader Options Panel

InstallShield 2012 Spring » Release Wizard

Project: This panel is not available for InstallScript projects.

The Downloader Options panel is where you specify the URL for your installation package. It is also where you specify the location for your product's data files.

Downloader Options Panel Settings

Setting

Description

URL for your package

Type the URL for your installation package—for example, http://www.yourcompany.com/downloads. (The file name is not necessary.)

Create external .cab files

To stream your product's data files into the .msi package, clear this check box.

To store your product's data files outside the .msi package (in external .cab files), select this check box and then select the appropriate .cab Files option.

.cab Files

If you select the Create external .cab files check box, specify how the (.cab files should be created. Available options are:

One .cab per component—Builds a separate cabinet file for each component. At run time, only the cabinet files that are required by the end user's setup type and feature selections are downloaded.
One .cab per feature—Builds a separate cabinet file for each feature. At run time, only the cabinet files that are required by the end user's setup type and feature selections are downloaded.
Multiple .cab files based on size—Enter a specific size, in kilobytes, for each cabinet file.