We are already using installshield 6.3 and evaluating various options to upgrade to a new cross platform devlopment software for building our installer.
We are already using a C++ DLL having lot of functionality by loading the same and its functions from within the Installshield scripts.
Would like to know if we still can reuse with the Installbuilder.
asked 09 Nov '11, 06:34
We do not have a built-in action to call functions from dlls but you could use execute them using the rundll32 command. The basic usage is:
Or using InstallBuilder code:
For example, to open the control panel applet for configuring the display properties center:
The only requirement is that you must implement your functions as entry points. You can find additional information here.
answered 09 Nov '11, 09:17