Manifest Generation and Editing Tool, Graphical Client (MageUI.exe)
MageUI.exe supports the same functionality as the command-line tool Mage.exe, but with a Windows-based user interface (UI). With this tool you can create, edit, and sign deployment and application manifests.
Mage.exe and MageUI.exe are available in various locations, including the following:
The .NET Framework 2.0 SDK. The .NET Framework 2.0 SDK is available as a component of the Visual Studio 2005 setup or can be downloaded from the Microsoft Download Center.
The Windows SDK for Windows Vista. The Windows SDK for Windows Vista can be downloaded from the Microsoft Download Center.
Visual Studio 2008. Later versions of Mage.exe and MageUI.exe are included as a component of the Visual Studio 2008 setup.
The following table lists the menu and toolbar items that are available.
Creates a new application manifest.
Creates a new deployment manifest.
Opens an existing deployment manifest, application manifest, or trust license for editing.
Closes an open file.
If you modify a file before closing it, MageUI.exe prompts you to re-sign the file with a public key, key pair, or stored certificate.
Saves to disk the document which currently has user input focus.
Saves a file to disk, enabling you to supply a new file name and/or location.
Saves the changes made to all files currently open within MageUI.exe.
Opens the Preferences dialog box. See the following section for more information.
Removes the currently selected text from the application and moves it to the system Clipboard.
Copies the currently selected text to the system Clipboard.
Pastes text from the system Clipboard into the currently active text element.
Deletes an element currently selected in a list, such as a trust license on the Deployment Manifest tab. For more information, see MageUI.exe Deployment Manifest Tab.
Closes all files currently open in MageUI.exe. If one or more files need saving, MageUI.exe prompts you to save them. MageUI.exe also prompts you to select a signing key for each unsigned or changed file.
Displays version and copyright information about MageUI.exe.
When you open a document with MageUI.exe, it appears within its own tab page. Each tab contains a set of property panels. The panels contain grouped subsets of the document's data. For information about the UI elements available for editing each type of document, see MageUI.exe Deployment Manifest Tab and MageUI.exe Application Manifest Tab.