Monthly Archives: February 2008

CustomActionData in WiX with Deferred Custom Actions

Here is a major gotcha that you will encounter when you try to configure your product with deferred actions using configurable properties during the installation. Deferred actions do NOT have access to the MSI session objects which means that if

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How to print EULA from WiX

Again there is absolutely no documentation out there on this, WiX provides out of the box support for doing this though. Just define a custom action into wixca.dll with entry point PrintEula <CustomAction Id="PrintEula" BinaryKey="wixca" DllEntry="PrintEula" Return="ignore" Execute="immediate" /> And

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