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 SamLogic Software - In this issue: 45 tips for Visual Installer and CD-Menu Creator

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Foreword
25 tips for Visual Installer
20 tips for CD-Menu Creator
Extra tip: How to change font for the editor


FOREWORD

To [$Namn],

We have published many tips on our website and during this summer and autumn we will email you a special series with more than 100 useful tips for our tools.

In this issue of our newsletter we have included more han 45 tips for Visual Installer and CD-Menu Creator.

Are you software developer? Take a closer look on the Tips for Microsoft Development Tools Programmers section below.

Some of the tips require the latest version of the tool and if you not have it installed, you can download a free trial from this web page:

Download a free trial

Or, if you want to buy a license of the program, click on one of the links to the right ->
 
Best regards,
Anders Persson
SamLogic Software

25 TIPS FOR VISUAL INSTALLER

Logotype - Visual InstallerVisual Installer is a versatile installation tool that is used by both beginners and experienced developers. Below you will find links to tips that suite both the beginner and the advanced user:

BEGINNER
 
Getting Started With Visual Installer
How to add a shortcut to a program file
How to test an installation before you create it
How to create a self-extracting setup

MEDIUM - COVERS SOME BASIC FUNCTIONS
 
Setup dialog boxes: How to choose, add text & change image
How to create a desktop shortcut
How to code sign a setup package
How to install a 64 bit program
How to prevent an installation in wrong Windows version
How to password protect an installation
How to run a program with administrator rights
How to install a font with Visual Installer
How to write to the Windows Registry
How to create installations in different languages

ADVANCED
 
Visual Installer's Scripting Language
How to install a Windows service using script
How to run an MSI installation from script
Visual Installer's command line parameters

WindowsTIPS FOR MICROSOFT DEVELOPMENT TOOLS PROGRAMMERS:
 
How to create an installation for a VB6 application
How to create an installation for a VB.NET application
How to create an installation for a Visual C# application
How to install an Excel Add-In using Visual Installer
How to check if Microsoft Office is installed during an installation
How to prevent an installation if wrong .NET version
How to register a .NET assembly
 

 
SEE ALSO
 
Resources, Tips and FAQ
Users guide (PDF)
Information
 


20 TIPS FOR CD-MENU CREATOR

Logotype - CD-Menu CreatorCD-Menu Creator is a feature-rich menu designer tool that can build menus for CDs, DVDs, USB sticks and SD cards. Below you will find links to useful tips that shows how to use many of the functions in the tool:

BEGINNER

CD-Menu Creator - Step-by-Step Guide
How to open a PDF document from a menu
CD-Menu Creator’s button commands explained

MEDIUM - COVERS SOME BASIC FUNCTIONS

How to create a background effect for a title
How to add social media icons to a menu interface
How to create button groups with titles
How to open a folder from a menu
How to open a web page from a menu
How to open an Excel File from a menu
How you use CD-Menu Creator menu examples as templates
How to set unique text colors for buttons
How to use the Picture Gallery
How to use non-western characters in a menu
How to adjust the button's position in the menu window
How to make a menu window always stay on the top
How to create a menu interface for a USB flash drive

ADVANCED

How to create multiple menus on a CD, DVD and USB stick
How to protect a document with a password
How to use variables in a menu
CD-Menu Creator's command line parameters
 

 
SEE ALSO
 
Resources, Tips and FAQ
User's Guide (PDF)
Information
  

USB MENU CREATOR 2020 - AUTORUN MENUS FOR USB STICKS

MenuWith USB Menu Creator you can create AutoRun menu interfaces for USB flash drives. The menus will open automatically when the USB stick is plugged into the computer's USB port. From a menu users can run programs, open documents, play videos etc.
 
USB Menu Creator is a special bundle that contains the following 3 products: CD-Menu Creator, USB AutoRun Creator and Image Resizer.
 
Read more about SamLogic USB Menu Creator
  

EXTRA TIP: HOW TO CHANGE THE FONT FOR THE EDITOR

FontIf you want to change the character font that is used for the Visual Installer editor and the CD-Menu Creator editor it is possible.

We will explain how to do it in this blog post:
 
Changing font in Visual Installer & CD-Menu Creator

 

 
BUY NOW:
 
Visual Installer 2020

 
Box - Visual Installer
  
Order the latest version of our installation tool. Price from 99 dollar:
  
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CD-Menu Creator 2020

  

Box - CD-Menu Creator

 
Order the latest version of our menu design tool. Price from 79 dollar:
 
Order here
  
     
USB Menu Creator 2020

  
Box - USB Menu Creator
 
Order the latest version of our USB menu design tool. Prices from 139 dollar:
 
Order here
  
      
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