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Build Makensis

Install with:
    apm install build-makensis


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Atom Build provider for makensis, compiles NSIS. Supports the linter package for error and warning highlighting.

If you’re preferred NSIS version is not available on your non-Windows platform, have a look at the separate build-makensis-wine package.


See the linter in action (the theme is Hopscotch)



Install build-makensis from Atom’s Package Manager or the command-line equivalent:

$ apm install build-makensis

Using Git

Change to your Atom packages directory:

```bash # Windows $ cd %USERPROFILE%.atom\packages

Linux & macOS

$ cd ~/.atom/packages/ ```

Clone repository as build-makensis:

bash $ git clone build-makensis

Inside the cloned directory, install Node dependencies:

bash $ yarn || npm install



Before you can build, select an active target with your preferred build option.

Available targets:


Here’s a reminder of the default shortcuts you can use with this package:

Select active target

Super+Alt+T or F7

Build script

Super+Alt+B or F9

Jump to error

Super+Alt+G or F4

Toggle build panel

Super+Alt+V or F8


This work is dual-licensed under The MIT License and the GNU General Public License, version 2.0

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