Prevent InstallForge from adding sub-folders to the selected installation path

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chuppa18
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Joined: Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:31 pm

Hi!

I have an issue that I am not able to solve.

When allowing the user to select an installation path, the setup automatically appends sub-folders to the selected path. How can I stop that ?

Thanks,
Best Regards.
NSD4rKn3SS
Posts: 2
Joined: Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:38 am

I'm too are interested in a solution to this.
volki
Posts: 6
Joined: Fri May 22, 2020 5:18 pm

Hi all,
similar problem:
Installation path problem: wrong path is constructed!

The default installtion path is set to

Installation path = <LocalApplicationData>\<AppName>

which works fine.

If the user changes the default value and chooses a path from the seelection window, then instead of :

Installation path = <chosen path>

the following path is taken

Installation path = <chosen path>\<AppName>

which is not intended. In case of updates this leads to errors!

What can I do?
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Soner
Posts: 136
Joined: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:36 pm

Hello,

you are right. This is actually a feature, which however can lead to an undesired behaviour according to your use case. We will think about a clean solution and integrate it into the next release.
Best regards,
Soner
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