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The SVS User Logon Hook was something we released as part of the SVS 2.1 Beta several years ago and allows you to define which layers are active for which users at startup. With SWV 6.1 the SVS User Logon Hook is no longer supported because we’ve changed ...
Download by Jordan | 25 Sep 2009 | 0 comments
Long time packagers know that the only way to capture a print driver, the most common being the Adobe Acrobat PDF Printer , in SVS is to use a Global Capture. At the same time they know that your Global Capture can cause problems with a layer (you ...
Article by Jordan | 09 Jul 2009 | 4 comments
At first glance, SWVAdmin tool for SWV 6.1 looks the same as SVSadmin from 2.1, however many things have changed between SVS and SWV. Many of these changes are new features being added, but a number of them are old features being moved to a different, ...
Article by Jordan | 13 Apr 2009 | 3 comments
The last article in this SVS SDK series is going to cover something quite important for anyone wanting to create their own SVS tool, Enumerating Layers. While this is something that I should have posted in one of the first few articles, getting the list ...
Article by Jordan | 12 Mar 2009 | 2 comments
As we near the end of the SDK documentation there are only a few more things to cover. While most of remaining functions fall into a specific category a few don't, so I' ll be spreading those that don't between parts eight ...
Article by Jordan | 01 Jul 2008 | 6 comments
A common problem people have with SVS is trying to add new files to a layer. It's very common for someone to try to just add, via Windows Explorer, to the virtualized path. Experienced SVS users know this won't work since the ...
Article by Jordan | 13 Jun 2008 | 0 comments
OnEvents are one of my favorite features of SVS, they allow you to really expand what you can do with a layer. The currently available tools, however, (SVSCmd, SVSAdmin and even Wise Studio) either don't offer any way to manage them or ...
Article by Jordan | 13 May 2008 | 2 comments
Being able to capture applications or updates in a layer is the Holy Grail of the SVS SDK and, well, the reason people use SVS. Surprisingly, creating and capturing layers is one of the simplest things to do with the SDK, especially when ...
Article by Jordan | 05 May 2008 | 1 comment
By now if you've been following along with my article series you should be able to initialize SVS, perform common actions and Import and Export, so what next? A common task in SVS is to get a layer name from a GUID or vice-versa, which ...
Article by Jordan | 29 Apr 2008 | 0 comments
I will be providing a class, named FLS2 that you can download and use as well as articles on how to use the class. At first there won't be many methods in FSL2 because I'll only add them as I complete the documentation. ...
Article by Jordan | 28 Apr 2008 | 12 comments