Installing and Configuring AdminStudio

Configure IDE Options

The following screens will configure some of the options available in the Editor and Tuner, these settings are not definitive but are what I tend to use.

From the Tools menu select Options

AdminStudio Config 1

Click the File Locations tab

Enter the path to Packages folder within the shared AdminStudio Folder.

AdminStudio Congig 2

Click the File View tab
Select Version

AdminStudio Config 3

Click the Merge Modules tab

Enter the path to Local Merge Modules and the path to the Merge Modules folder within the shared AdminStudio Folder, separate the paths with a comma.

AdminStudio Config 4

Click the Directory tab

Select Show INSTALLDIR, Select Clean unused directories.

AdminStudio Config 5

Click the Validation tab

Select Perform validation using:

Select Full MSI Validation Suite

AdminStudio Config 6

Click the Preferences tab

Select Windows Installer Self-Registration table(SelfReg)

Click OK


Launch the InstallShield Tuner.

From the Tools menu select Options

AdminStudio Config 7

Enter the path to Packages folder within the shared AdminStudio Folder.

Click OK

To complete the AdminStudio configuration some ini files can to be edited