The following example shows how you can display a custom description when installing an Adobe AIR application by setting the <description> node in the application’s XML installer file.

Full code after the jump.

To set the Adobe AIR application installer’s description, edit the following lines in the application’s XML file:

<!-- Description, displayed in the AIR application installer.
     May have multiple values for each language. See samples or xsd schema file. Optional. -->
<description>The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.</description>


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2 Responses to Displaying a custom description in an Adobe AIR application installer

  1. Ethan Chee says:

    may i know how to see more details info?

  2. Ethan Chee says:

    I’m developing a AIR Application Online game where i have 1 Game Lobby AIR App (Flex-Based AIR) and games AIR App (Flash CS4 Built Swf, Create AIR file using Flex to load the Swf file).

    The game have only 1 Lobby(air file) and Numbers of games (air files).
    Purpose to having multiple AIR file to make use of AIR auto updates features for the lobby and all games.

    I want to remove/unchecked “Add shortcut icon to my desktop” from the Installation Preferences of AIR Application Install dialogue.

    May i know how to do remove/unchecked “Add shortcut icon to my desktop” feature?

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