[izpack-users] Accessing variables at install time

Paul Stuart pauleyphonic at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 17:39:39 CEST 2006


Our software currently is installed using a script wrapper around an
ant installer. The user has to edit a properties file and then run the

I would like to use IzPack to gather user input and generate the
properties file and then run the script.

I've created a "Hello World" installer with multiple UserInputPanel
panels but haven't been able to figure out how to acces all those user
input variables at install time (to generate a new properties file). I

I also couldn't see a clean way of importing the initial properties
file into the installer--the only way it looks like would be for me to
do a transform of the file to a <variables> list and insert that into

Any insight would be appreciated!


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