[Newbies] Re: Windows Starter

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Mon Mar 7 18:37:32 UTC 2011

On 3/5/2011 1:59 PM, Levente Uzonyi wrote:
> On Sat, 5 Mar 2011, joe biggins wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Ive developed a program that is available over the internet with the
>> specific instrutions to windows users to "drag and drop the image file
>> onto the squeak.exe file" seems simple enough to me, but it seems like
>> some people just want to double click everything no matter what you
>> say. LOL!
>> So, does anyone know where I can get a open source starter program
>> that can sit on their desktop and they can click on it and it starts
>> my image file. I know nothing about windows as ive been using only
>> linux for over 10 years, so this would need to be a simple text file I
>> could tinker with or something - is there such a thing?
> There's no need for a "starter program", because the VM can do this.
> There's a file named Squeak.ini (in the same directory as Squeak.exe)
> which contains arguments for the VM on Windows. In this file you can add
> or change the value of the ImageFile property to point to your image.
> For example the Squeak 4.2 All-in-One contains the following entry:
> ImageFile="Contents\Resources\Squeak4.2-10966.image"
> If this is done, then you can add a shortcut to the desktop of the user,
> which points to the VM executable. When the user double-clicks the
> shortcut, the VM will open with the specified image.

More information on deployment options are here:


   - Andreas

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