If there are any open questions regarding the use of install4j, please check out its In our blog, we have published a three step tutorial based on a real-world. With the API, it is possible to create extensions for install4j that add user- configurable screens, actions and form components to the install4j IDE. The following. Help topics present important concepts in install4j. They are not necessarily tied to a single configuration step. Help topics are recommended reading for all.

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The comment displayed by the editor suggests I can use the two context and action parameters if required, and the classes of these two parameters are com. If the user uses a contained bean, instal4j extension is automatically deployed to the installer.

Textual status information about application startup and version information can be freely placed on the splash screen. Flexible Definition of Installer Applications Show all. You can use the keys in those files to localize your own messages in the installer and uninstaller as well as to override any default messages in install4j.

Install4JAdvanced Installer Tutorial. All these files and directory finally appear in the list of the Define Distribution Tree tab. I couldn’t find any proper document to create. Context-sensitive Javadoc and instant problem analysis are available in the editor.

The file format is stable and ideally suited futorial version control. As I keep all the jar files in the lib subdirectory, I click on the Insert button, select the Scan directory option and enter lib directory. In the Installer screen, I select the Configurable form node and in its Properties tab, copy to the clipboard the text of the Screen title field, click on the arrow button beside it and select the Insert I18N Message option I18N means Internationalization, the 18 number matching the the number of letters between the first and the last letter of this long word.


I accept to ensure all features of install4j will work. Form screens are the most flexible screens in install4j that allow you to quickly configure arbitrary installer or uninstaller screens. These files will have to be copied in the lib subdirectory install4m the destination directory where program will be installed. The installer is now ready to be built. Once the Media wizard is finished for Linux 32 bits, I create similarly the media file for Linux 64 bits, and rename them as Linux 32 bits and Linux 64 bits with the Rename Media File menu thtorial available in their contextual menu, to be able to distinguish more easily.

Once I click on OK, install4j asks me whether I want to add a check box to the Finish screen that will will let the user choose to launch the program or not. It allows the user to import and edit faster the attributes of a group of 3D models instead of importing them one by one in the program.

These files could be assembled by invoking the appropriate Ant target in the build. You can quickly implement your own screens, actions or form components by using the appropriate framework in insall4j API see “Extensibility” below. You may also want to post on the Advanced Installer Forums as it is more conducive to discussion and the folks there tend to be quite good about knowing how to get things working.

To each directory in the distribution tree you can add the contents of entire directories or single files from arbitrary directories in your file system.

Then the main screen of install4j appears and shows the various features offered to create an installer. For the above tasks, I’d say the below links will suffice: Auto-updating install4j offers various ways to check whether updates are available and to manage the launching of the updater.


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If you would like to check for updates on a a regular schedule, the update schedule registry API makes it easy to do so in your application code. HI Thanks for this great tutorial, how can i add a command to checkout the svn code to the installation directory, i’m sure it is from Launchers tab but it did’t work for me. There are all kind of variables available in install4j you can even create your own if needed and you can select them in many text fields by clicking on the Insert variable button the arrow button that appears behind them.

Then, a few seconds after I launch Sweet Home 3D version 3. Your Email Address will not be published.

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You can optionally enhance your screens, actions and form components with bean info classes according to the JavaBeans specification in order to make them configurable in the install4j IDE. The screens in the default template will show six screens from Welcome screen to Finish screen. Every GUI installer optionally supports console installations, insttall4j the installer screens are displayed on the terminal.

After 60 seconds, the installer is generated, and my first surprise is than the generated SweetHome3D I now enter missing values in the screen properties list displayed at the right. I select the Uninstaller node in Installer screen, click on the Insert button, select the Add Screen option and choose the Additional confirmations screen. For regular applications, install4j generates GUI launchers or console launchers with an associated terminal window. Construction of a Distribution Tree Show all.