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Suntan Special version 0.66

Suntan Special Web edition

Settings List

This section describes all of the settings used by Suntan Special for Web. Each setting can be changed using the settings editor. By making the choices before running Suntan Special, many of the application installs will be unattended, speeding the running of Suntan Special and reducing the chance of errors.

Setting Name Definition
appsDir  Suntan Special installs applications to an applications directory. Each application is installed in a subdirectory of the applications directory. Enter the name of the applications directory.
AutoCheckUpdates  Suntan Special will check for updates by contacting the Blonde Guy website at program startup. Set to 0 to disable the check. If the check is disabled, Suntan Special will check for updates only when the Refresh button.
batchmode  When a sequence is executed in Suntan Special, each application listed is installed, one after another. Specify "Normal" to keep this behavior, and "SingleStep" to put up a dialog before each application.
cdLetter  Suntan Special needs to access a CD-ROM drive. If you need to force Suntan Special to use a particular CD-ROM, enter the drive letter to use with that CD-ROM. Leave this entry blank to let Suntan Special choose the CD-ROM drive letter.
devFolderID  When Suntan Special installs a development application, it moves the program object or folder to a global Development folder. Specify the Object ID of the global Development folder to be used for this purpose.
devFolderName  When Suntan Special installs a development application, it moves the program object or folder to a global Development folder. Specify the name of the global Development folder to be used for this purpose.
devFolderParent  When Suntan Special installs a development application, it moves the program object or folder to a global Development folder. Specify the Parent ID of the global Development folder to be used for this purpose.
gamesFolderID  When Suntan Special installs an application that is a game, it moves the program object or folder to the games folder. Specify the object ID of the games folder to be used for this purpose.
gamesFolderName  When Suntan Special installs an application that is a game, it moves the program object or folder to the games folder. Specify the name of the games folder to be used for this purpose.
gamesFolderParent  When Suntan Special installs an application that is a game, it moves the program object or folder to the games folder. Specify the parent ID of the games folder to be used for this purpose.
helpFolder  Suntan Special will copy help files to a common help folder. Enter the Object ID of the help folder.
pauseTime  Suntan Special sequences are written with pause commands after reboot commands. Set pauseTime to the number of seconds Suntan Special is to wait using the pause command.
phoneHomeURL  You can query the Suntan Special Server for updates to software and applications. This setting names one of the files this version of Suntan Special retrieves from the server.
phonePassword  You can query the Suntan Special Server for updates to software and applications. This setting represents the password this version of Suntan Special uses to authenticate with the server.
phoneUser  You can query the Suntan Special Server for updates to software and applications. This setting represents the username this version of Suntan Special uses to authenticate with the server.
programFolderID  When Suntan Special installs an application, it moves the program object or folder to a global Programs folder. Specify the object ID of the global Programs folder to be used for this purpose.
programFolderName  When Suntan Special installs an application, it moves the Programs object or folder to a global Programs folder. Specify the name of the global Programs folder to be used for this purpose.
programFolderParent  When Suntan Special installs an application, it moves the program object or folder to a global Programs folder. Specify the parent ID of the global Programs folder to be used for this purpose.
saveWebApps  Suntan Special will save applications that it downloads to the setup directory if saveWebApps is set to 1. Set saveWebApps to 0 (zero) to make Suntan Special delete any downloaded applications after installation is complete.
setupDir  Suntan Special maintains a software repository of the setup programs of applications that it can install. The setup directory is where applications are copied from the Suntan Special CD-ROM during installation. If the SaveWebApps setting is set, Suntan Special saves applications that it retrieves from the server in the setup directory.
showLocalApps  Suntan Special will show the availablity of applications to be installed from the Local System. Set showLocalApps to 1 (one) to make Suntan Special show locally stored applications.
ShowSuccessDialog  Suntan Special will show a dialog for 10 seconds after the successful installation of any application. Set to 0 to disable showing the dialog, or to 1 to enable showing the dialog.
showWebApps  Suntan Special will show the availablity of applications to be installed from the Web. Set showWebApps to 1 (one) to make Suntan Special show web applications.
sourceDir  Suntan Special installs applications from a number of source directories. These directories are examined in the order listed for the requested application.
tempDir  Suntan Special will create and use a temporary directory. The temporary directory will be used for installers that need space that is used only during the install. The TEMP and TMP environment variables will be updated to the temporary directory.
turboMode  Suntan Special will reboot the computer as many times as needed to install all the software specified. Set turboMode to to 0 to make Suntan Special to display a message before rebooting the computer.
useRSJ  Suntan Special can use RSJ CD-Writer to access the CD-ROM drive. If you are using RSJ CD-Writer to access the CD-ROM, enter the drive letter to use with RSJ CD-Writer. Leave this entry blank if you do not use RSJ.
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2017
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