Working in visual studio the visual studio wix toolset allows you to easily create wix projects, edit wix files using intellisense, and compile/link your project within the visual studio ide the wix visual studio studio ide in this section, we will cover the basics of creating a simple setup using visual studio and wix. I'm trying to create a setup project / installer for a c# project but can't find the ' setup project' template in vs2017 in vs2015 it was under: other project types setup and deployment visual studio installer and i used that several times without any problem that is not present on my vs2017 is there. This tutorial explains how to create a setup file visual studio or exe file for the windows application in visual studio 2010, c#net projects read more.
Eventually, it comes time to transfer your project to the production or quality assurance (qa) computer in theory, you should just need to copy some files to the other computer in practice, it's a lot safer to create a setup project that packages up everything you need and unpackages it on the other computer. Once the visual studio solution is loaded: from the “new project” dialog select advanced installer project in the “solution” field select add to solution option in the “name” field you can write a name for your project press [ ok ] to add the project to the. Built-in automatic updater, so you can deploy the latest version of your application instantly to all of your users trial/licensing library that helps you monetize your application visual studio extension, to build your setup packages directly converts your vdproj files to advanced installer projects on the fly.
Designer for wix toolset enables developers to quickly create any wix setup project including standard msi installation packages, web-deployment setup packages, merge modules, etc. Creating visual studio setup project bundling uws: the article provides step by step guidance for creating an installer for a aspnet web application that ships along with ultidev web server pro (uws), using visual studio setup project ( installshield is supported too now and the walk-through doc is being.
It's frustrating how often the visual studio 2017 installer projects change from version to version here is a solution to incompatible setup projects in vs. Extension for visual studio - this official microsoft extension provides support for visual studio installer projects in visual studio 2017. There is potential for ambiguity when talking about properties these properties made available by windows installer at install-time are distinct from the properties displayed in visual studio net's properties windows to avoid ambiguity, the install-time properties will henceforth be referred to as installer properties. The video describes how to add an setup installer project with windows forms application in visual studios 2015 using c# first, i add visual studios 2015 installer templates from microsoft visual studios website and add it to templates and then explain step by step how to make an installer msi project for.
This extension provides the same functionality that currently exists in visual studio 2010 for visual studio installer projects to use this extension you can either open the extensions and updates dialog, select the online node, and search for visual studio installer projects extension, or you can download. Now let's create an installer for the same windows application right click on solution and add a new project to your solution like in the following figure clip_image008 and add a setup project by other project types-setup and deployment-visual studio installer clip_image010 the project will be added.