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MOD2000: Package and Deployment Wizard Does Not Have Option to Include the Workgroup Information File
Article ID: 241479 - View products that this article applies to.
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Moderate: Requires basic macro, coding, and interoperability skills.
When you use the Package and Deployment Wizard in Microsoft Office 2000 Developer, you see no specific option to include a Workgroup Information file.
In Microsoft Office 2000 Developer, you can still specify a custom Workgroup Information file in the Package and Deployment wizard, but not in the same way that you did in the Setup Wizard in Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition. This is because the Package and Deployment Wizard is now designed for use with all Office products and is not Access-specific.
In the Package and Deployment Wizard, you can specify the custom Workgroup Information file through the Start Menu Items page. You can modify the target file command-line string and use macros that are resolved by the Package and Deployment Wizard Setup file, Setup1.exe. For example:
You specify the following as the shortcut:
/wrkgrp "$(AppPath)\System.mdw" "$(AppPath)\Northwind.mdb"
When this is installed, a shortcut is created that has the following command line:For additional information about Access command line switches, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
C:\Program Files\Office\MSACCESS.EXE /wrkgrp "C:\Program Files\Northwind\System.mdw" "C:\Program Files\Northwind\Northwind.mdb"
209207NOTE: Make sure to also include the custom Workgroup Information file on the Package and Deployment Wizard - Included Files page.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/209207/EN-US/ )ACC2000: How to Use Command-Line Switches in Microsoft Access
CAUTION: If you follow the steps in this example, you modify the sample database Northwind.mdb. You may want to back up the Northwind.mdb file and follow these steps on a copy of the database.
The following is a step-by-step example of how to specify a custom Workgroup Information file:
For additional information about how to use the Package and Deployment Wizard macros in custom command lines, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/236519/EN-US/ )MOD2000: How to Use Macros and Switches for Shortcuts in the Package and Deployment Wizard