Hi Team; I would like to be able to add a specific file or list of files from a given folder to it's namesake in the destination directory. I realize i can add a directory tree and then use a filter to grab files that meet a certain criteria. however some of the files will follow one pattern but there are files that i don't want to include that would also satisfy that pattern. Is there a way to just specify that i want these files in this directory kind of like the way we specify the items that we want to add to the install directory?

asked 08 Nov '11, 07:58

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Sorry, I'm not sure I fully understand the issue. Could you provide us with some example or pseudo-code? Do you have a hardcoded list of files that should be packed or the one of files that should not? Also, did you tried using the advanced filters?

(08 Nov '11, 08:12) juanjo ♦♦

I am trying to grab a specific set of files and folders from a third party directory that that contains the runtime dlls that we need to run with. From what i can see, i can add a directory tree to the destination folder but it has to have all the files in it. In some cases i could be looking for one or two dlls in a directory and if i use a filter for them i could be dragging in dlls i don't want.

(08 Nov '11, 12:17) shawn

Not sure if this would solve the issue but what I meant was, if you know the set of files you want to pack (file1, file2, file3, dir1, dir2, dir3), you can use their paths as patterns for the filters:

   <description>Program Files</description>

Where dist-files is the third-party directory containing the files. You can particularize the patterns as much as needed or use more relaxed patterns when possible.

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answered 08 Nov '11, 12:43

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