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 SamLogic Software - In this issue: 40 tips for Visual Installer and CD-Menu Creator

CONTENT

Foreword
20 tips for Visual Installer
20 tips for CD-Menu Creator
Technical Articles


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.

This is issue #2 in our serie. Issue #1 can be read here. In this issue of our newsletter we have included 40 tips for Visual Installer and CD-Menu Creator.

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:

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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

20 TIPS FOR VISUAL INSTALLER

Logotype - Visual InstallerVisual Installer is a versatile installation tool that can create setup packages for distribution via internet, USB sticks, SD cards and CDs/DVDs. Below you will find links to useful tips that shows how to use many of the functions in the tool:

FILE LIST
 
Using the ‘Add tree’ function in Visual Installer
How to add a folder tree to Visual Installer’s file list
How to comment a file in the file list
How to set file copy options in Visual Installer
How to write-protect a file after installation
Visual Installer’s file list can be refreshed automatically
How to view source paths in the file list in Visual Installer
How to change source folder paths for a group of files

ICONS AND SHORTCUTS
 
How to attach your own icon to a file
How to add a shortcut to a program file
How to create a desktop shortcut
How to make sure that a shortcut is created for all Win. accounts

DIALOG BOXES
 
Setup dialog boxes: How to choose, add text & change image
How to insert a line feed in a setup dialog box
How to add a link to a setup dialog box
How to ask for a drive instead of a folder during an installation

REGISTRY
 
How to write to the Windows Registry
How to associate a file type to a program file
Run program automatically when Windows starts
How to remember installation date
 

 
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:

BUTTONS
 
How to adjust the button's position in the menu window
How to set unique text colors for buttons
How to hide a button in a menu

BUTTON COMMANDS
 
How to open a PDF document from a menu
How to open an Excel File from a menu
How to open a web page from a menu
How to open a folder from a menu
How to create button groups with titles

TITLE
 
How to create a background effect to a title
How to set an absolute position for a title
How to use variables in a title

MENUS
 
How to create a menu with the template gallery
How you use CD-Menu Creator menu examples as templates
How to add social media icons to a menu interface
How to create a menu interface with 3 columns with buttons
How to make a menu window always stay on the top
How to create a menu that only opens once

PICTURES, VIDEOS AND ICONS
 
How to use the Picture Gallery
How to use the Picture Gallery to show video clips
How to create a personalized icon for your CD/DVD/USB flash drive
  

 
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
  

TECHNICAL ARTICLES

ArtiklarYou can find more information that are related to Visual Installer and CD-Menu Creator (and our other products) in some technical articles that we have published on our site.

The articles cover topics such as AutoRun/AutoPlay, USB sticks, 64-bit Windows, code signing / digital certificates, manifest files, installations, SMTP etc.

Below is an index page from where you can access the most of the articles:
 
SamLogic Software - Articles / Documents
   

 

 
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