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Mansur Esmann




Posts: 7
Joined: 2006-05-19
Hi,

after rebuilding the Installer - the Installer installs without any error.
But wenn I ry to run the AddIn in Excel nothing apears (AddIn does not appear).

Is there any instruction on "how to build an new Setup-Project step-by-step"?

May I did something wrong because after rebuilding the Project there was some Assemblys missing.

Regards,

Mansur Esmann
Posted 26 May, 2006 04:47:55 Top
Mansur Esmann




Posts: 7
Joined: 2006-05-19
I found an instruction how an installer has to look like:
http://www.add-in-express.com/forum/read.php?PAGEN_1=2&FID=5&TID=560&MID=2728&phrase_id=189012#nav_start

Trying this makes an installer whitch compiles with no error.
But when I try to instal, then I get an Error whitch says that it can't find the Assembly "Addin_ChartGenerator.dll".

This happens since I added an CustomActionData: /Addin="[TARGETDIR]\Addin_ChartGenerator.dll"

I found also in an sample of yours that You use AddinExpress.Install.dll.
I tryed both:
AddinExpress.Install.dll
AddinExpress.MSO.dll

Regards,
Mansur
Posted 26 May, 2006 05:46:02 Top
Mansur Esmann




Posts: 7
Joined: 2006-05-19
And here the Installer error:

Detailed technical information follows:
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Date and Time: 5/26/2006 12:06:05 PM
Machine Name: VENUS
IP Address: 192.168.50.1
Current User: VENUS\Mansur Esmann

Application Domain: DefaultDomain
Assembly Codebase: file:///C:/Programme/Kunde/AddIn_Setup/AddinExpress.Install.dll
Assembly Full Name: AddinExpress.Install, Version=2.4.1757.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null
Assembly Version: 2.4.1757.0
Assembly Build Date: 3/30/2006 6:25:50 PM

Exception Source: mscorlib
Exception Type: System.IO.FileNotFoundException
Exception Message: File or assembly name Addin_ChartGenerator.dll, or one of its dependencies, was not found.
Exception Target Site: nLoad

---- Stack Trace ----
System.Reflection.Assembly.nLoad(fileName As AssemblyName, codeBase As String, isStringized As Boolean, assemblySecurity As Evidence, throwOnFileNotFound As Boolean, locationHint As Assembly, stackMark As StackCrawlMark&)
AddinExpress.Install.dll: N 00000 (0x0) JIT
System.Reflection.Assembly.InternalLoad(assemblyRef As AssemblyName, stringized As Boolean, assemblySecurity As Evidence, stackMark As StackCrawlMark&)
AddinExpress.Install.dll: N 00307 (0x133) JIT
System.Reflection.Assembly.LoadFrom(assemblyFile As String, securityEvidence As Evidence, hashValue As Byte[], hashAlgorithm As AssemblyHashAlgorithm)
AddinExpress.Install.dll: N 00095 (0x5F) JIT
AddinExpress.Install.ADXProjectInstaller.InstallAddin(addinFullName As String, adxAssemblyName As String, check As String, gac As String, regasm As String)
AddinExpress.Install.dll: N 01057 (0x421) JIT


Posted 26 May, 2006 05:49:19 Top
Sergey Grischenko


Add-in Express team


Posts: 7228
Joined: 2004-07-05
Hi Mansur.

Please read the VSSetup.doc file from the ADX installation package.
It contains step by step instructions on how you can create the setup project manually in VS.
Posted 26 May, 2006 13:00:29 Top
Mansur Esmann




Posts: 7
Joined: 2006-05-19
Hi Sergey,

using this Documentation results in an working Setup File.
But:
During installation an MessageBox appears:
<msg>
Usage: InstalUtil [/u | \uninstall] [option[...]] assembly .....

Installtuil executes the Installers in each given assembly.
If the \u or \uninstall swtich is specified, it uninstalles the assembly, otherwise ....
</msg>

This message appears twice.
Afterwords the Installtion cancels and quits.

In the Installer as build defaultly it shows in the Custom Actions to use AddinExpress.MSO.dll and an CustomActionParameter with \Addin= ....

In The Word-Doc it describes to use AddinExpress.Install.dll with the Parameter \shim=....

So what is the Diference and why the description describes something different then you do within the default AddinExpress-Installer?

And what do i am wrong?

Regards,

Mansur Esmann
Posted 01 Jun, 2006 06:59:30 Top
Sergey Grischenko


Add-in Express team


Posts: 7228
Joined: 2004-07-05
Hi Mansur.

Please read the VSSetup.doc file more attentively. There is two different type of the add-in installation described in the document - with the C++ shim and without one. The default setup project is generated with appropriate parameters in the custom actions.
Posted 01 Jun, 2006 09:22:28 Top