Build Settings

The Build Settings dialog is where you can make decisions that control the generation of your final install executable. Some of these settings include: the location you wish to output the file; the platform of the setup file; the build configuration you wish to use; design-time constants that you wish to recognize during the build process; the code signing settings to sign your setup; custom resource stamping; and any programs you wish to run before or after the build process.

To access the Build Settings dialog, choose Publish > Settings from the program menu.

Tip: To reduce the build time on large setups, try disabling the output progress information during the build. See the Report status during build setting in the Build Preferences.

Whether to output progress information during the build of the setup. Unchecking this option decreases the build time of the setup.  Report status during build

The Build Settings contain the following five categories: