Custom Action Wizard

InstallShield 2015

Project: The Custom Action Wizard is available in the following project types:

Basic MSI
InstallScript MSI
Merge Module
MSI Database
MSM Database

The Custom Action Wizard enables you to add custom actions to your installation. These actions can call a .dll file function; launch an executable file (.exe); call a public method in a managed assembly; run VBScript, JScript, or InstallScript code; display an error message; set a directory or a property; and more.

To launch the Custom Action Wizard:

1. In the View List under Behavior and Logic, click Custom Actions and Sequences (in Basic MSI, InstallScript MSI, MSI Database, and Transform projects) or Custom Actions (in DIM, Merge Module, and MSM Database projects).
2. Right-click the Custom Actions explorer and click Custom Action Wizard.

The Custom Action Wizard consists of the following panels:

Basic Information
Action Type
Function Definition
Action Parameters
Managed Method Definition
In-Sequence Scripts
Additional Options
Respond Options
Insert into Sequence

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