Babysitting over, tried it, it works! Thanks a million.
BTW Trevor’s suggestion of > PrivilegesRequired=admin didn’t work, and didn’t even get the install process to ask the user to change the privileges, which surprised me, but then I know nothing. Thanks for all the patient readers that helped with this. Graham I wrote: > Woo! That looks promising! Will try it - have to go babysitting now, but soon > enough… > > Thanks > > Graham > >> On 5 Apr 2018, at 15:46, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode >> <email@example.com> wrote: >> >> Just poking around, a manifest is like a config file for the app. As I >> mentioned, your installer maker solution may have a way to configure one. If >> not, apparently there are solutions that allow you to post process your >> executable to include one. >> >> Also worth considering, in the Windows tab of the Standalone Application >> Settings, at the bottom of the window is a popup menu for UAC settings. >> Unless your app will require Administrative Access to the file system, I >> would set this to Same as Invoker. Apparently this wil create some kind of >> manifest. Also, the app will run with the same permissions as the caller. >> This should prevent Windows from thinking the app must be run as an >> administrator. >> >> Bob S >> >> >>> On Apr 5, 2018, at 06:58 , Graham Samuel via use-livecode >>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >>> >>> Hmm, thanks for the discussion. I see that it is not a straightforward >>> issue, and I am probably forced to get my hands dirty in the world of >>> Windows. I am aching for a very simple set of step-by-step instructions, >>> but of course that is not the job of anyone on this list! BTW, I am also >>> asking in the Inno Setup forum, and have had some replies, but despite my >>> references to LiveCode, it appears that nobody there can believe I’m not >>> using Visual Basic or C++. There is dark talk of manifests, about which I >>> know nothing, but maybe I can piece together an idiot’s solution. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list email@example.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode