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Change Set: 70081
Released: Sep 27, 2011
Updated: Nov 24, 2011 by dblock
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Release Notes



#7968: Support elevation as a subsequent command within the bootstrapper. First UI shows un-elevated, but clicking install elevates. (dotNetInstaller only)
#8005: Added a new os_filter type 'greater than' (+) and 'less than' (-).
#6289: Added a new setup bootstrapper, htmlInstaller, driven by an HTML-based UI engine.
#6618: Added #STARTPATH, #STARTEXE and #STARTFILENAME substitution variables.
#6955: Added #OSLANGID substitution variable, operating system language ID.
#6620: Added #OSLOCALE substitution variable, operating system ISO language and region (eg. en-US).
#6956: #LANGID and #LANGUAGE are always set to the value in the currently executing configuration. #LANGUAGE may be empty, while #LANGID will default to the operating system value.
#6604: InstallerEditor no longer needs a configuration file to link a bootstrapper and the configuration does not need to be saved before creating an exe.
#6798: InstallerEditor will display file names when embed files are missing during linking.
#4884: InstallerEditor will notice that a configuration file has changed on disk and offer to reload it.
#6786: Bootstrapper will return a 3010 exit code when a reboot was required.
#6786: Added /noreboot to the bootstrapper to suppress actual reboot when required. Bootstrapper will simply return a 3010 exit code in this case.
#7004: The user-defined browse control will always return paths without the trailing backslash except for drive paths (eg. C:\).
#6730: InstallerEditor displays a * next to field names that are required and displays an error if the user tries to delete the value.
#7148: Added support for Windows 2008 SP2 and Windows 7 SP1.
#7252: Enabled Visual Styles: modified default manifests with a dependency on Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls 6.0.
#7382: Added disablewow64fs_redirection at setup configuration and component level to run native x64 Windows applications (cmd, regedit, etc) from dotNetInstaller.
#7916: Added MUI support with MuiUser (preferred language set for the user) and MuiSystem (preferred language set for the system) options in configuration lcidtype.
#8277: Language selector dialog in dotNetInstaller will automatically select the operating system language if available.
#8256: Added /noRunOnReboot to the bootstrapper to suppress actually writing the RunOnReboot registry key.
#272583: Added support for Windows 8.


#7575: Upgraded to SandCastle 1.9 documentation builder.
#7672: Outputing running nunit test case name to console.
#7673: Checked in .proj files with TFS bindings and add associated vspscc files.
#7151: InstallerEditor example links in component wizard use example.com instead of yourwebsite.com, which is a real site.
#8081: Dni.sln build fails if a Sample Configuration.xml file is read-only.
#8084: Moved commands in build.cmd to dni.proj.
#8126: Added nunit binaries to \ThirdParty and used it instead of what is installed in "Program Files".
#8696: Upgraded to Wix 3.5 and using binaries in ThirdParty instead of what is installed in "Program Files".


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Reviews for this release

Awesome bootstrapper. Many uses, simple to learn!
by saver on Dec 1, 2011 at 5:56 PM