Required. The name of the deployment manifest. Usually the same as the file name.
Required. The version number of the deployment in the form N.N.N.N. Only the first major build number is required. For example, for version 1.0 of an application, valid values would include 1, 1.0, 1.0.0, and 184.108.40.206.
Optional. The machine architecture on which this deployment can run. The default is msil, or Microsoft Intermediate Language: the default format of all managed assemblies. You would only change this field if you have pre-compiled the assemblies in your application for a specific architecture. For more information about pre-compilation, see Native Image Generator (Ngen.exe).
Optional. The two-part ISO country/region code in which this application runs. Defaults to Neutral.
Public key token
Optional. The public key with which this deployment manifest has been signed. If this is a new or unsigned manifest, this field will appear as unsigned.
Required. The name of the person or organization responsible for the application.
Required. The full product name. If you selected Install Locally for the Application Type element on the Name tab, this name will be what appears in the Start menu link and in the Add or Remove Programs dialog box for this application.
Optional. The URL from which customers can obtain Help and support for the application.
This tab contains none of the options mentioned previously unless the Application Type selection box on the Name tab is set to Install Locally.
This application should check for updates
Determines whether ClickOnce should periodically check for application updates. If this check box is not selected, the application will not check for updates unless you update it programmatically using the APIs in the System.Deployment.Application namespace.
Choose when the update check should happen
Provides two options for update checks:
In the background, after the app starts. The update check is delayed until the main form of the application has initialized.
Before the application starts. The update check is performed prior to application execution.
These options are only available if This application should check for updates check box is selected.
Update Check Frequency
Determines how often ClickOnce should check for updates:
Every time the application starts. ClickOnce will perform an update check every time the user opens the application.
Check every: Select a unit (hours, days, or weeks) and a time interval for updates.
These options are only available if the This application should check for updates check box is selected.
Specify a minimum required version for this application
Optional. Specifies that a specific version of your application is a required installation, preventing your users from working with an earlier version.
Required if Specify a minimum required version for this application check box is selected. The version number supplied must be of the form N.N.N.N. Only the first major build number is required. For example, for version 1.0 of an application, valid values would include 1, 1.0, 1.0.0, and 220.127.116.11.