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Purpose: Create a copy of Foxfire! ready to distribute to an end-user.

How This Affects The Reporting Experience: The Developer tools all exist for one purpose – create a configured copy of Foxfire! that can be distributed to end-users for the purpose of designing and running Requests. In order to facilitate the distribution process, Foxfire! supplies this Distribution Wizard to create a folder that contains all of the files needed to deliver your customized Foxfire! to an end-user.

Foxfire! Distribution Wizard: Step 1 – Preferences

Preference: Select the Report Sets (Preferences) that you want to include in this distribution.

Foxfire! Distribution Wizard: Step 2 – Destination

Destination Directory: Select the Destination Directory where you want to store the distribution. This directory must already exist.

Put files in FFDISTRIB subfolder: Create a FFDISTRIB subfolder in the Destination Directory.

Don’t create FF80 subfolder: By default Foxfire! will create an FF80 subfolder. Check this checkbox to suppress the creation of the FF80 subfolder.

Files will be placed in the following folder: Displays the actual folder where the distribution will be stored. (This field is read only).


Foxfire! Distribution Wizard: Step 3 – Review

Select: Specifies which files you want included in the distribution.

Path: Path where the File was found.

File: Name of the File.

Note: The Review screen displays a list of all of the files that the Distribution Wizard is looking for. The files will be selected for inclusion by default. You can exclude files by un-checking the checkbox to the left of the file name. If a file cannot be found, it will be highlighted with a red background and will not be selected.

Distribute: When you are satisfied, click the Distribute button and the wizard will create your distribution.

Foxfire! Distribution Wizard: Step 4 – Completed

Description: Specifies the status of the distribution and where the distribution was stored.

Results: Displays any error encountered.

Last Updated: 04/24/06