Installation User Interface Dialog Boxes

Microsoft Visual Studio provides a number of predefined dialog boxes that you can use to display information or gather input during an installation. The following is a list of available dialog boxes. Not all dialog boxes are available for all deployment project types or for Admin installers.

Dialog box

Purpose

Checkboxes A, B, or C

Presents up to four choices using check boxes. For more information, see Checkboxes User Interface Dialog Box.

Confirm Installation

Allows the user to confirm settings such as installation location before beginning the installation. For more information, see Confirm Installation User Interface Dialog Box.

Customer Information

Prompts the user for information including name, company, and serial number. For more information, see Customer Information User Interface Dialog Box.

Finished

Notifies the user when the installation is complete. For more information, see Finished User Interface Dialog Box.

Installation Address

Allows the user to choose the Web location where application files are installed. For more information, see Installation Address User Interface Dialog Box.

Installation Folder

Allows the user to choose the folder where application files are installed. For more information, see Installation Folder User Interface Dialog Box.

License Agreement

Presents a license agreement for the user to read and acknowledge. For more information, see License Agreement User Interface Dialog Box.

Progress

Updates the user on the progress of the installation. For more information, see Progress User Interface Dialog Box.

RadioButtons (2 buttons)

Presents a choice between two mutually exclusive options using option (radio) buttons. For more information, see RadioButtons User Interface Dialog Box.

RadioButtons (3 buttons)

Presents a choice between three mutually exclusive options using option (radio) buttons. For more information, see RadioButtons User Interface Dialog Box.

RadioButtons (4 buttons)

Presents a choice between four mutually exclusive options using option (radio) buttons. For more information, see RadioButtons User Interface Dialog Box.

Read Me

Allows the user to view rich text. For more information, see Read Me User Interface Dialog Box.

Register User

Allows the user to submit registration information.

Splash

Presents a bitmap to the user to display a logo or branding information. For more information, see Splash User Interface Dialog Box.

Textboxes A, B, or C

Prompts the user for custom information using one to three text boxes. For more information, see Textboxes User Interface Dialog Box.

Welcome

Presents introductory text and copyright information to the user. For more information, see Welcome User Interface Dialog Box.

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