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Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework Kick Start by Ronnie Yates, Erik Rubin

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Using CAB Wizard to Package an Application

Although using Visual Studio .NET to create a CAB file is insanely easy, it is very inflexible. Using the CAB Wizard takes more time and understanding but provides great flexibility for building the CAB file.

Before you can use the CAB Wizard, you must have a configuration file that tells the wizard how to build the CAB file. The configuration file has the .inf file extension and consists of a number of sections that describe the target locations of the files and shortcuts as well as registry settings that will be contained with the CAB file.

USING VISUAL STUDIO .NET AND THE CAB WIZARD TOGETHER TO CREATE A CAB FILE

One great way to build a CAB file for your application is to use both Visual Studio .NET ...

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