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Steps to Distribute Your Application

To create and distribute an IDL Virtual Machine application, do the following:

  1. Create your application using an IDL development license, observing the limits described in Limitations of Virtual Machine Applications. Test the application in the IDL Virtual Machine.
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  3. Create one or more SAVE files containing your application. See Creating Application SAVE Files for details.
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  5. Provide your users with instructions for installing the IDL Virtual Machine. See Installing the IDL Virtual Machine for details.
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  7. Provide your users with instructions for installing your IDL application. See Installing Your Virtual Machine Application for details.
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  9. Provide your users with instructions for running your IDL application in the IDL Virtual Machine. See Starting a Virtual Machine Application.

  IDL Online Help (March 06, 2007)