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  • Run time exe

    Hello all,

    I just finished my first Desktop App and watch the videos on how to load everything to the users desktop and server. Now for the question, has anyone created an exe file to load the Shadow files/Run Time to the user's c:\ as well create a desktop icon?

    Hope this was not covered, I tried searching for the answer.

    Thanks,
    John
    Last edited by jtm311; 08-12-2011, 06:50 AM.

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    Re: Run timer exe

    Is this not covered in the help files under "InstallMaker"?
    Mike W
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    "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"

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      Re: Run timer exe

      Thank you Mike I did not know about InstallMaker :) I will review that now..

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        Re: Run timer exe

        Read about the "Installmaker" and "network optimizer", however, still have a question. Is it possible to leave Alpha on my PC and use a runtime version on the network? I do not want to work on the sever for all the future projects. Few other points, my database files for my project will need daily updates from Quickbooks which is located on the same server.


        Any help would be appreciated.

        Thanks,
        John

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          Re: Run timer exe

          John

          You'll want to keep your own copy of the database for development on your machine. Then the production database can be on the server.. (and a run time for those users..)

          That way you can experiment in development, then move new items into production when they are proven...
          Al Buchholz
          Bookwood Systems, LTD
          Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

          Occam's Razor - KISS
          Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
          Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
          When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
          "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
          Albert Einstein

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            Re: Run timer exe

            Originally posted by Al Buchholz View Post
            John

            You'll want to keep your own copy of the database for development on your machine. Then the production database can be on the server.. (and a run time for those users..)

            That way you can experiment in development, then move new items into production when they are proven...
            Thanks Al, I thought that would be the solution however, I'm I installing a full version of Alpha on the server or will a run time work fine? (I know the runtime are on each users PC) Please remember I have an operation to update the QB tables.
            John

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              Re: Run timer exe

              Originally posted by jtm311 View Post
              Thanks Al, I thought that would be the solution however, I'm I installing a full version of Alpha on the server or will a run time work fine? (I know the runtime are on each users PC) Please remember I have an operation to update the QB tables.
              John
              A runtime is all you need on the server. A development copy gives you more flexibility, but is not required - even for your QB operations.
              Al Buchholz
              Bookwood Systems, LTD
              Weekly QReportBuilder Webinars Thursday 1 pm CST

              Occam's Razor - KISS
              Normalize till it hurts - De-normalize till it works.
              Advice offered and questions asked in the spirit of learning how to fish is better than someone giving you a fish.
              When we triage a problem it is much easier to read sample systems than to read a mind.
              "Make it as simple as possible, but not simpler."
              Albert Einstein

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                Re: Run timer exe

                Originally posted by Al Buchholz View Post
                A runtime is all you need on the server. A development copy gives you more flexibility, but is not required - even for your QB operations.
                Great thank you

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