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Custom Action Wizard
Project: The Custom Action Wizard is available in the following project types:
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:
||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).
||Right-click the Custom Actions explorer and click Custom Action Wizard.
The Custom Action Wizard consists of the following panels:
Windows Logo Guideline: If you are applying for the Windows logo, any custom actions in your installation must follow best practices guidelines for custom action creation. You can use the InstallShield validation suites and the Full MSI Validation Suite to verify whether your installation package meets most of the custom action–related logo requirements. However, some of the requirements cannot be verified through the validation suite. To learn more, see Guidelines for Creating Custom Actions that Meet Requirements of the Windows Logo Program.
Using Custom Actions
InstallShield Custom Action Reference