Re: [WiX-users] Change behaviour

2006-06-05 Thread Bob Arnson
Ed Russell wrote: I might be being stupid here - I have a component element which I use to update a number of registry settings based on inputs into a dialog during an install. I've put it in it's own Feature which all seems to work fine on the main install... Now I want users to be able

Re: [WiX-users] Compiling with Iis schema

2006-06-07 Thread Bob Arnson
Graham D. Ambrose wrote: The Component element contains an unhandled extension element 'iis:WebVirtualDir'. Please ensure that the extension for elements in the 'http://schemas.microsoft.com/wix/IIsExtension' namespace has been provided. Could someone please give me an example candle

Re: [WiX-users] Uninstall Options

2006-06-07 Thread Bob Arnson
Chris Sutcliffe wrote: Is it possible to have a dialogue display when the uninstall occurs? Usually not. If the user uninstalls from the Add/Remove Programs applet, ARP runs the uninstall in basic UI mode, so the UI sequence is skipped. If the user runs a modify operation, then the UI

Re: [WiX-users] Custom Properties....

2006-06-08 Thread Bob Arnson
Ed Russell wrote: Property Id=FOOBAR1 Value=Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=[INSTALLDIR]FooBar.mde;User Id=Foo;Password=Bar;/ You need a custom action to access formatted-type strings. Use Custom Property=FOOBAR1 Value=... / and schedule it when the other properties have their

Re: [WiX-users] Wrapping Edit Boxes

2006-06-12 Thread Bob Arnson
Owen Evans wrote: Not sure if this is possible with MSI, but basically I want to be able to have an edit box that automatically word wraps. Ive tried multi-line but that doesnt do the job. Is there anyway of achieving this. Basically, the control styles that MSI

Re: [WiX-users] question mark instead of colon in components registry keys

2006-06-14 Thread Bob Arnson
Mike Gallaway wrote: What causes the paths inHKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Components to contain question marks instead of colons? Short answer: It doesn't matter. That's data maintained by MSI, so as long as it's happy with what it

Re: [WiX-users] What makes ClickThrough per-user?

2006-06-15 Thread Bob Arnson
Don Tasanasanta wrote: i have tried creating a simple one file install that installs to appdata only and has no registry entries but i can't get it to install with user only access. i keep getting the same error: "This installation is forbidden by system policy. Contact your

Re: [WiX-users] Determine if in rollback mode from non-deferred customaction.

2006-06-15 Thread Bob Arnson
dangle123 ... wrote: How do I rollback an immediate (not deferred) custom action? You don't. Immediate CAs shouldn't change the system, so there's nothing to roll back. -- sig://boB http://bobs.org ___ WiX-users mailing list

Re: [WiX-users] What makes ClickThrough per-user?

2006-06-16 Thread Bob Arnson
Don Tasanasanta wrote: this is the install log that i'm getting from your example code. Does ClickThrough generate an MSI that installs for you? What's the value of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer\DisableUserInstalls? -- sig://boB http://bobs.org

Re: [WiX-users] What makes ClickThrough per-user?

2006-06-17 Thread Bob Arnson
Don Tasanasanta wrote: ClickThrough generated a wix file with several errors. i was able to repair the errors and run the resulting MSI but i didn't install under the User context. all the test installs i have created have all worked under Admin (as expected). i have tested

Re: [WiX-users] Printing Eula Page.

2006-06-20 Thread Bob Arnson
Kalappa Pattar wrote: It prints my eula page. EULA page has got 7 pages. Here all the 7 pages are being print. I want only the first page to be printed not all the 7 pages. Could anyone tell me how to handle this in WIX code? There's no support for that

Re: [WiX-users] Printing Eula Page.

2006-06-20 Thread Bob Arnson
Kalappa Pattar wrote: The content in French is not being printed properly. The problem the each line is getting printed in separate page. So when I print its 120 pages. Thats why I thought of printing only the first page. I do not know what the reason is. .(I

Re: [WiX-users] Setting attribute based on Condition

2006-06-21 Thread Bob Arnson
rchiodo wrote: Is it possible to set a generic attribute based on a condition? Only if the attribute accepts formatted text. Most don't. Permanent, for example, turns into a bit in the Component table and therefore has to be set at compile time, not install time. -- sig://boB

Re: [WiX-users] Moving my wix 2 project into wix 3...

2006-06-21 Thread Bob Arnson
Harrborg Richard wrote: Hello! Trying code from link below in [EMAIL PROTECTED] 2005 (build 3.0.1821.0). http://shmarya.net/?cat=28 I have replaced the smile with difx:Driver! I dont find any documentation on using the new schema changes in wix 3. For

Re: [WiX-users] Referencing $loc variable values in custom dlls

2006-06-21 Thread Bob Arnson
Zhong Xinyi wrote: I understand that we can access localization variables strings using $(loc.var) in our wix source files. However, is there anyway that I can access these strings in my custom action dll? Using MsiGetProperty? If not, any other solutions? Loc variables are resolved at

Re: [WiX-users] Questions about Component, Features and Minor Upgrades

2006-06-22 Thread Bob Arnson
Igor Lemsky wrote: Previously I mainly use major upgrades with changes of product codes. Now I need minor upgrades which allow more soft upgrade - just reinstall and also allow patches. Major upgrades for some strange reasons doesn't allow it. Don't allow what? You're right that removing

Re: [WiX-users] Customizing dialog sets

2006-06-22 Thread Bob Arnson
Neil Sleightholm wrote: In the online help there is this paragraph: "You can most easily add and remove dialogs from the stock dialog sets by copying one of the existing sets and modifying it. For an example, see the project in the doc/examples/wixui/custom directory." This

Re: [WiX-users] Customizing dialog sets

2006-06-23 Thread Bob Arnson
Albert van Peppen wrote: This way there is no need to build a seperate wixlib and you can keep everything in one project easily. True, though you're recompiling more every time than if you built a new .wixlib. It would be neat if you could 'override' a specific dialog. Then

Re: [WiX-users] How ro create CustomAction Type 34?

2006-06-23 Thread Bob Arnson
Peter G. Sakhno wrote: Hello. I need to run external stand-alone exe-file that is not part of the installation package and is not included into Binary table. Does anybody can explain how to create such custom action using WiX? I tried following: CustomAction Id=ExeFile

Re: [WiX-users] Registry Issue

2006-07-03 Thread Bob Arnson
jdrake wrote: So I try it myself and just when I think it all works I discover that: Registry Id=REM_Interface Root=HKCR Key=Interface\{3311A504-2A50-42D8-8E06-A2F6B9D0B614} Action=removeKeyOnUninstall / does NOT remove the key on uninstall, so I have to say HUH? Am I just too stupid to

Re: [WiX-users] UILevel?

2006-07-03 Thread Bob Arnson
Jiamin Zhu wrote: Thank you for the responses. The reason I asked is because when clicking Add/Remove program in the control panel, the application is removed with default UILevel = 3 (no Yes, that's the behavior of the Add/Remove Programs applet. It always uninstalls MSI packages in basic

Re: [WiX-users] Displaying a Message Box during install/uninstall

2006-07-04 Thread Bob Arnson
John Robbins wrote: I'd like to display a message box on a non-fatal warning during my install. Additionally, because of a bug in Visual Studio (I'm installing add-ins), I want to show a message box on uninstall. Given my limited WiX and MSI knowledge, I don't see how to do the display unless

Re: [WiX-users] UI Issue with .Net Framework Detection

2006-07-04 Thread Bob Arnson
Chuck wrote: I just grabbed the 2.0.4221... version and rebuilt everything. It now displays my message box if .Net 2.0 isn't installed but it doesn't do that until after all of the UI components have been displayed?! Any thoughts on how to get this to run first? In my

Re: [WiX-users] XmlFile - specification misimplementation

2006-07-05 Thread Bob Arnson
Darren Kulp wrote: XmlFiles XPath implementation is incorrect with regard to position indexing. The XmlFile CA does almost nothing with the XPath you provide. It stores it and passes it to MSXML. MSXML provides the implementation of XPath. -- sig://boB

Re: [WiX-users] .NET Installation - request for example

2006-07-09 Thread Bob Arnson
X Y wrote: 2. If it hasnt been, obtain dotnetfx from a website or somewhere and launch it. That needs to be handled via a bootstrapper/chainer (such as the one in WiX v3's ClickThrough project), because .NET is installed via an MSI and you can't have two MSIs running at the same time. --

Re: [WiX-users] [WiX-devs] Assignment agreement and updatesand/or enhancements

2006-07-10 Thread Bob Arnson
Frederik Carlier wrote: I think it would be worth creating a space where people can contribute their own additions to WiX that are of signification value but did not make it through the legal process. A WiX-contrib project, or something like that. So go ahead and create it.g I still

Re: [WiX-users] WixUI_InstallDir problems

2006-07-10 Thread Bob Arnson
Title: WixUI_InstallDir problems Nordvik, Christer wrote: And then I end up with the following folder structure: C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\MyApp\v2.0.0\bin C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\MyApp\v3.0.0 It seems that the bin folder doesn't receive the new value of INSTALLLOCATION so it

Re: [WiX-users] WiX Tutorial - Lesson 2 User Interface - First Steps 2.1

2006-07-10 Thread Bob Arnson
Crouch, John wrote: My votive2.msi did not install a WixUI_en-us.wxl file - Is the tutorial out of date? No, it's the Votive installer that's out of date. Justin and I have a revamp of the installer on our plates, but it'll be a bit before that happens. In the meantime, just download the

Re: [WiX-users] [WiX-devs] Assignment agreement and updatesand/or enhancements

2006-07-11 Thread Bob Arnson
Frederik Carlier wrote: But yes, that is essentially what I am talking about: a place where we can put good code, that can't make it into WiX because of people not trusting Microsoft, a stubborn boss, the WiX developers having a bad hair day or whatever reason. That's not the same thing as

Re: [WiX-users] InstallUtil and GACing the same assembly

2006-07-11 Thread Bob Arnson
Simon Burgess wrote: And that is what I have tried in my example but for some reason while the installutil actions are being performed (see InstallUtilFail.txt) the assemblypath value changes from this location on the file system to a GAClike location (when as you say the

Re: [WiX-users] [WiX-devs] Assignment agreement and updatesand/or enhancements

2006-07-12 Thread Bob Arnson
Rob Mensching wrote: 2. I've never found the Apache assignment agreement either but I never looked hard. MSN Search is great...g http://www.apache.org/licenses/ Contributor License Agreements The ASF desires that all contributors of ideas, code, or documentation to

Re: [WiX-users] Assignment agreement and updatesand/or enhancements

2006-07-12 Thread Bob Arnson
Frederik Carlier wrote: One thing is the contributor having no intention of trying to get it into the project, another thing is the contributor being unable to get it into the project because of legal issues. Neither of which is the same as NAnt-Contrib. And because of legal issues is the

Re: [WiX-users] How to use the MSBuild Tasks without Visual Studio

2006-07-12 Thread Bob Arnson
Christian Elberfeld wrote: is it possible to use the wix 3.0/2.0 MSBuild Tasks in a Sharp Develop 2.0 Project ?? Cause SharpDevelop uses MSbuild to build the Projects this would be fine. And is it possible to build this Soulution using MSBuild on a build Server without SharpDevelop /

Re: [WiX-users] How to set a condition, that prevents custom actions on error

2006-07-13 Thread Bob Arnson
Markus Libiseller wrote: I would like to ask you for help about a problem Ive with my setup-project: Ive written a setup, that starts a custom action after the completion of the setup. In this custom action the client is registered to the server and further configurations

Re: [WiX-users] Concatenating property

2006-07-13 Thread Bob Arnson
Title: Concatenating property Nordvik, Christer wrote: The IIS is located at different locations on my machine and the buildserver so I need the location where to find the compiled files to be dynamic. Properties are a runtime concept. At build time, you can use environment

Re: [WiX-users] Conditional Uninstallation

2006-07-13 Thread Bob Arnson
Akshay Bhargava, Noida wrote: At the time of uninstalltion I want to check if a particular service is running or not .for this I have written a function code in my dll .I have also written a CustomAction corresponding to this DllEntry. The function in my dll returns o if service

Re: [WiX-users] How to set a condition, that prevents custom actions on error

2006-07-17 Thread Bob Arnson
Markus Libiseller wrote: Thanks for your answer. I would like to set a property that prevents the start of my custom action in cases of installation failures, perhaps if the service could not be installed or anything. How can I set a property (lets call it

Re: [WiX-users] Install the same file into multiple directories

2006-07-19 Thread Bob Arnson
Klimek Manuel wrote: I already stfw'ed and rtfm'ed, and tried the autocompletion feature in the wix xml files to identify any commands I could be missing, but I just couldn't find any hint on how to install the same file with the same GUID into two different directories as two different

Re: [WiX-users] Path the file in Binary table

2006-07-19 Thread Bob Arnson
Eddie Tse wrote: Files in the Binary table get extracted by the installer to a temporary folder upon execution. Is there a way to get the full path to the temporary file using just an Id from the binary table? No. MSI extracts the files only for the duration of the custom

Re: [WiX-users] Should WiX add support for installingWindowsinstrumentation features?

2006-07-23 Thread Bob Arnson
Phil Wilson wrote: There are other issues with Installer classes too. As Rob M has pointed out, anything that's installed with code is outside the Windows Installer ref counting scheme. If you install a shared item with MSI and follow the usual component id rules it just works. Two products

Re: [WiX-users] Should WiX add support for installingWindowsinstrumentation features?

2006-07-23 Thread Bob Arnson
John Vottero wrote: Reposting this message at regular intervals (either manually or automatically) does no good whatsoever. That doesn't change the fact that it's a well-written message. If there are problems with the Installer based classes they should be reported to Microsoft so that the

Re: [WiX-users] Wix and 64-bit questions

2006-07-24 Thread Bob Arnson
Kelly Summerlin wrote: My question is this, is it possible to use the same Wix files to build one MSI that will deploy the files and registry settings to 32-bit or 64-bit determined at runtime? No. An MSI package must be marked as 64-bit before it can install 64-bit

Re: [WiX-users] Votive Versions

2006-07-25 Thread Bob Arnson
Alan Waddington wrote: 1. The compiler reports that it is version 2.0.2328 even though I used the votive-2.0.4221.0 installer. This same installer has installed v2.0.4221 on an Windows XP machine. Is this correct? No. Did you have a previous version installed? There's only one copy of

Re: [WiX-users] GAC and call Custom Action

2006-07-28 Thread Bob Arnson
John Hidey wrote: Here is my problem everyone. I have a msi that installs several files into the gac. I DO NOT create a shadow copy of these files on the file system until my property called CREATESHADOW has a value of 1. These assemblies have installers in them that I need to

Re: [WiX-users] Should WiX add support for installingWindowsinstrumentation features?

2006-07-29 Thread Bob Arnson
John Vottero wrote: This is mostly tool for developer to get the cmdlet working. Release setup should set the registry keys explicitly. See, it's not just WiX crazies!g It just sets series of registry keys. We need to document the keys which vendors need to set for registering

Re: [WiX-users] Should WiX add support for installingWindowsinstrumentation features?

2006-07-29 Thread Bob Arnson
John Vottero wrote: Are you saying that it's impossible to create a good Installer based Installer class? No. That's fine with me, who do I start with? I just need some direction from Microsoft. Right now, I have the PowerShell team saying use these Installer based classes to install

Re: [WiX-users] Controls with Conditions

2006-07-29 Thread Bob Arnson
Michael Cline wrote: Is there any way to update the property with every key press? No. Unfortunately, MSI only updates properties on focus change. -- sig://boB http://bobs.org - Take Surveys. Earn Cash. Influence the

Re: [WiX-users] Question: Migrating Existing Installer to Windows Installer

2006-07-29 Thread Bob Arnson
Rick Glos wrote: We just released version 5.0 of our product. Spending 6 weeks updating our installer (we have a custom C# installer). I can see our new customers instead using a new .msi for later versions (5.5, 6.0, etc). What do I do about our existing customers when they

Re: [WiX-users] ISAPI Filter installation hangs IIS

2006-07-29 Thread Bob Arnson
James Carter wrote: [exec] E:\delivery\Dev\wix_public\src\ext\iisextension\wixlib\IIsExtension.wxs(70) : error LGHT0102 : The localization variable !(loc.ConfigureIIs ) is unknown. Please ensure the variable is defined.

Re: [WiX-users] GAC and call Custom Action

2006-07-29 Thread Bob Arnson
John Hidey wrote: Is there a way to do what I want to do. I would think that this can be done. Many installers do this, but maybe they use a C++ custom action which does the registry for them. Any thoughts? Or they just use standard MSI support for registration. Calling

Re: [WiX-users] Launch Checkbox

2006-07-29 Thread Bob Arnson
Shmarya Rubenstein wrote: InstallUISequence Custom Action=LaunchConfig After=ExecuteAction ![CDATA[LAUNCHCONFIGURATIONCHECKED]] /Custom /InstallUISequence After MSI has processed the ExecuteAction action, it stops following the sequence in InstallUISequence.

Re: [WiX-users] Launch Checkbox

2006-07-30 Thread Bob Arnson
Shmarya Rubenstein wrote: Ok... Now I'm getting the following Exception from wix: Which version of WiX? Can you open a bug with a file that reproduces the exception? -- sig://boB http://bobs.org - Take Surveys. Earn

Re: [WiX-users] Launch Checkbox

2006-07-30 Thread Bob Arnson
Shmarya Rubenstein wrote: - A set of merge-modules for various software components. The first question: Do you need merge modules at all? They complicate things, as you've discovered, and with .wixlibs, they're not necessary unless you need to distribute them outside your organization. You

Re: [WiX-users] rfc: Package element changes

2006-07-31 Thread Bob Arnson
Derek Cicerone wrote: That is an excellent point what if we keep the ???... syntax just for Product/@Id in that case and go with the recommendations below for everything else? Any chance of a different syntax? @Id="*" maybe, keeping with the wildcard scheme? -- sig://boB

Re: [WiX-users] Require License Agreement Dialog (no silent setups)

2006-07-31 Thread Bob Arnson
John Robbins wrote: After an hour of Googling, I can't see how to disallow silent installs. The default WiX installs allow you to specify \q to MSIEXEC.EXE and you get a silent install. However, that allows you to skip checking the license agreement option, which my client doesn't like. What's

Re: [WiX-users] Require License Agreement Dialog (no silent setups)

2006-07-31 Thread Bob Arnson
Bob Arnson wrote: John Robbins wrote: After an hour of Googling, I can't see how to disallow silent installs. The default WiX installs allow you to specify \q to MSIEXEC.EXE and you get a silent install. However, that allows you to skip checking the license agreement option, which

Re: [WiX-users] How to use SelfRegCost?

2006-08-01 Thread Bob Arnson
Peter G. Sakhno wrote: My question is what value should be provided for that attribute? In documentation said that it should be the cost of registering the module in bytes. How to calculate that cost? MSI knows your file sizes but it can't see what your self-reg code is going to do. For

Re: [WiX-users] Performance issues

2006-08-03 Thread Bob Arnson
Title: Performance issues Simon Topley wrote: I'm sure this is a problem others have encounted. I have now replace our suite of installsheild products with spanky new WIX versions. I have managed to elimitnate a large amount of redundant code (previous installers copied large

Re: [WiX-users] group policy

2006-08-03 Thread Bob Arnson
Standa Kunc wrote: I would like to create msi package (executable, shortcuts, file association) and use it with Group Policy in MS Windows Server 2003. Both server and client (MS Windows 2000) are running under Virtual PC (this should not be problem). I just can not do it properly. Could

Re: [WiX-users] installing fonts via msi

2006-08-03 Thread Bob Arnson
Simon Porter wrote: I'm trying to put together a simple msi that will install a bunch of fonts that I can then deploy using active directory. The problem I'm getting though is when I run the setup program it complains that it couldn't register the fonts and to check I have sufficient

Re: [WiX-users] WixUI_Minimal without license agreement

2006-08-03 Thread Bob Arnson
Scott Sam wrote: I want to use the Minimal wixui because I want the user to be able to just click next and have the install go, but I dont want eula in it. Is there any way to use the regular welcomeDlg in place of the WelcomeEulaDlg. I get an error 2803 when I click the next

Re: [WiX-users] ScrollableText Control type

2006-08-03 Thread Bob Arnson
Magus wrote: OK I've been having a really bad time with this. For some reason it won't display anything. I want it to display information form a .txt file since its a lot smaller than a .rtf I have'nt really seen anywhere that says this won't work and in all the other controls it works

Re: [WiX-users] group policy

2006-08-03 Thread Bob Arnson
Please keep wix-users on the thread so everyone can participate. Standa Kunc wrote: There are no dialogs in my setups so I suppose they support silent installation. Or is there anything else needed to create silent installation? Some checklist for silent installation? If you use

Re: [WiX-users] cab files getting corrupted

2006-08-04 Thread Bob Arnson
Simon Porter wrote: File Id="KRB5" Name="KRB5.INI" Vital="yes" DiskId="1" Source="settings.cab" / File Id="KRB" Name="KRB.CON" Vital="yes" DiskId="1" Source="settings.cab" / File Id="KRBREALM" Name="KRBREALM.CON" Vital="yes" DiskId="1" Source="settings.cab" / That creates three

Re: [WiX-users] Control Default=yes - maybe

2006-08-04 Thread Bob Arnson
Calin Iaru wrote: An Install button may not be selected although I specified Default=yes for that Control. Looking closer at it, seems that the first button to be selected is also first button that is specified for that dialog. That would explain why a setup wizard has the

Re: [WiX-users] FW: Re: MessageQueue PubCA

2006-08-04 Thread Bob Arnson
Justin Rockwood wrote: Yes, they should be installed with Votive but they're currently not. Bob has been working on a fix for that, but it's not in yet. Yeah, it's been a low priority while Votive is in such active development. When Justin does his next big checkin, the setup will be

Re: [WiX-users] How to show FilesInUse dialog _always_ ?

2006-08-05 Thread Bob Arnson
Alexander Biryukov wrote: Unfortunately, ServiceControl with Stop='install' always stops service, it is not dependent on that updating service or not. True, but better to stop more services than reboot. Also it does not solve the problem with locked non executable files. MSI doesn't

Re: [WiX-users] Multiple SelectionTree in one Dialog Box

2006-08-07 Thread Bob Arnson
Calin Iaru wrote: I was thinking that maybe I can group under Feature/SelectionTree under a Fragment or some parent element that I don't know about. The thing is that more feature trees mean more reset buttons - and so it could lead to a hidden tree containing just one feature which is

Re: [WiX-users] cab files getting corrupted

2006-08-07 Thread Bob Arnson
Simon Porter wrote: I'm not sure what the error is. Do you mean it should be something like this instead? File Id=KRB5 Name=KRB5.INI Vital=yes DiskId=1 Source=settings.cab/KRB5.INI / File Id=KRB Name=KRB.CON Vital=yes DiskId=1 Source=settings.cab/KRB.CON / File Id=KRBREALM

Re: [WiX-users] Custom Action on Condition

2006-08-07 Thread Bob Arnson
Magus wrote: I have a custom action that is only suppose to run during installation. How would I set it up so that it doesn't do the custom action on uninstall. See http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/msi/setup/examples_of_conditional_statement_syntax.asp for

Re: [WiX-users] Error code 2762

2006-08-09 Thread Bob Arnson
Bahar Shah wrote: After I finish my installation I get the unexpected error occured installing this package. The error code is 2762 Any idea why I might be getting this error ? I suspect this is due to a deferred custom action. Any idea on how to get rid of this ? Deferred CAs must be

Re: [WiX-users] Large font in a SelectionTree

2006-08-09 Thread Bob Arnson
Brian Simoneau wrote: Large font in a SelectionTree I am creating a user interface using large fonts. I set the DefaultUIFont property to a TextStyle with a large font size. This correctly uses the large font size for text controls, buttons, and other controls. The problem is that

Re: [WiX-users] check/change screen resolution

2006-08-09 Thread Bob Arnson
roxana wrote: I'd like my MSI package to check the screen resolution for the logged-in The ScreenX and ScreenY properties are set by MSI. and to change it to 1280/1024. There's no built-in way to change the resolution. -- sig://boB http://bobs.org

Re: [WiX-users] Large font in a SelectionTree

2006-08-09 Thread Bob Arnson
Title: Message Brian Simoneau wrote: Do you mean thatthe system menu fontis not overridableusing Windows Installer or that there are no Windows APIs for changing it directly? If MSI is using a context menu for the selection tree drop-down (I think it is) then MSI would have to do

Re: [WiX-users] Set Installdir

2006-08-10 Thread Bob Arnson
Alexander Gnauck wrote: works now if i put it in InstallUISequence. InstallUISequence Custom Action=SetInstallDir After=LaunchConditions/ /InstallUISequence What happens if the Install runs silent then without UI? It wouldn't work -- you need to put it in both the UI and execute

Re: [WiX-users] Calling a custom action from a Dialog

2006-08-10 Thread Bob Arnson
Magus wrote: I have a custom action dll that using a win32 dialog box, because I needed on the fly text in a scrollable text window. What I want done is for the actual Wix dialog box that follows (back button) to bring up that dialog anyone ever do this before? You'd have to modify the

Re: [WiX-users] Calling a custom action from a Dialog

2006-08-11 Thread Bob Arnson
Magus wrote: I'm not using the WixUI at all. Created my own UI's, but the problem is when I go back to the win32 dialog my Msi dialog doesn't go away, so changes done in my win32 dialog dont' affect anything like pressing the cancel button to exit the program, I'm thinking I could just make

Re: [WiX-users] Vista -Error in SchedServiceConfig

2006-08-11 Thread Bob Arnson
Derek Cicerone wrote: Does the service control manager (I assume thats what SCM stands for) require admin access now? If it does, well need to tag the SchedServiceConfig CA as non-impersonated. Right now, SchedServiceConfig is an immediate CA. This might be kinda tricky...

Re: [WiX-users] Vista -Error in SchedServiceConfig

2006-08-12 Thread Bob Arnson
Chesong Lee wrote: sc.exe in Vista (5472) does work fine for querying services and does not work for starting/stopping services without privileged access. If the current SchedServiceConfig does not work fine, it may require review for Vista UAC friendliness, not for changing it

Re: [WiX-users] Vista -Error in SchedServiceConfig

2006-08-14 Thread Bob Arnson
Bahar Shah wrote: Should I assume this to be an Vista specfic issue ? Very likely. Can you open a bug at http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=105970atid=642714, preferably attaching an .msi that reproduces the problem? -- sig://boB http://bobs.org

Re: [WiX-users] MSBuild Tasks

2006-08-14 Thread Bob Arnson
Neil Sleightholm wrote: Would it be possible for this version of wix.targets to be adopted by the team as the one that is currently distributed doesn't work with multiple wsx files? You might want to take a look at the WiX tasks/targets in WiX v3; it's been enhanced beyond what's in v2.

Re: [WiX-users] suppress the progress indicator

2006-08-17 Thread Bob Arnson
Don Tasanasanta wrote: The problem is I don't have the luxury of executing the msi via commandline in this situation. the msi is being downloaded from the web and there is no way of passing commandline options. Without a UI sequence, MSI will run the execute sequence with a basic UI. You

[WiX-users] wix-3.0.2015.0-binaries.zip corrupted

2006-08-19 Thread Bob Arnson
I've downloaded it a couple of times but it's not a valid .zip file... -- sig://boB http://bobs.org - Using Tomcat but need to do more? Need to support web services, security? Get stuff done quickly with pre-integrated

Re: [WiX-users] wix-3.0.2015.0-binaries.zip corrupted

2006-08-19 Thread Bob Arnson
Frederik Carlier wrote: Should be fixed, can you try it again? Works now. Thanks! -- sig://boB http://bobs.org - Using Tomcat but need to do more? Need to support web services, security? Get stuff done quickly with

Re: [WiX-users] FW: WIX Question

2006-08-20 Thread Bob Arnson
Lee Gavitt wrote: In short, I'm looking for multiple browse buttons in one dialog with an updated text to provide feedback to the user. My desired end result will have 4-5 browse buttons in one dialog, each with their own feedback text. My 'feedback' terminology may be incorrect or confusing,

Re: [WiX-users] Error code 1631

2006-08-24 Thread Bob Arnson
Bahar Shah wrote: I am sure about the error code. I am pasting the actual install log entry Action ended 15:42:08: LaunchAgentUI. Return value 1631. Custom actions can return any UINT value. Check what values your CA returns. -- sig://boB http://bobs.org

Re: [WiX-users] Any idea what might cause this 1603 error or how to figure it out?

2006-08-24 Thread Bob Arnson
Joe Kaplan wrote: A snip of the log (with options varp) at that spot looks like this: Do you get anything more with '/l*v!' instead? -- sig://boB http://bobs.org - Using Tomcat but need to do more? Need to

Re: [WiX-users] Vista -Error in SchedServiceConfig

2006-08-24 Thread Bob Arnson
Bahar Shah wrote: How is that then I can install even though I am a normal user on WinXp and not on Vista? Like I said, it could be a Vista bug. -- sig://boB http://bobs.org - Using Tomcat but need to do more? Need to

Re: [WiX-users] MSBuild Tasks

2006-08-24 Thread Bob Arnson
Neil Sleightholm wrote: I have raised a request, id 1544363. Thanks. Could you let me know where the patch and assignment agreement is? That was (patch) and (assignment agreement). See http://blogs.msdn.com/robmen/archive/2004/04/14/112970.aspx for details. -- sig://boB

Re: [WiX-users] Vs extensions - looking for an overview of the Help* elements

2006-08-24 Thread Bob Arnson
Hugues Valois wrote: I noticed the new VS extensions recently, but haven't been able to find any announcement, documentation or samples on those (except for the schema docs). I'm looking for an overview of the functionality provided by the various Help elements, so I can determine if it will

Re: [WiX-users] Any idea what might cause this 1603 error or how to figure it out?

2006-08-24 Thread Bob Arnson
Joe Kaplan wrote: Nope, nothing much more interesting (although I like those log flags and may use those from now on). '/l*v' is full detail. Adding the '!' causes the file to get flushed after every line; it slows down logging (sometimes a lot) but it guarantees the order's as correct as

Re: [WiX-users] Ct: CheckBox control malfunction

2006-08-24 Thread Bob Arnson
Calin Iaru wrote: Actually there's a repaint message which fails every time the Dialog gets focus. Whatever control is on over a large bitmap - no matter if it's CheckBox, PushButton - the bitmap will appear first and the control will appear after the user hovers the mouse over that area.

Re: [WiX-users] InstallUtil considered harmful... What next?

2006-08-25 Thread Bob Arnson
Joe Kaplan wrote: There is a gotcha though with the managed service installer classes. Not only does it create a service in the service database, but it also installs an event source for you in the application log for the service to write to. In order to support this behavior, you'll need

Re: [WiX-users] Feature size

2006-08-28 Thread Bob Arnson
Don Tasanasanta wrote: Is it possible to manually set the size (disk space requirement) for a feature? So that it will display in the selection tree. Take a look at the ReserveCost element. -- sig://boB http://bobs.org

Re: [WiX-users] InstallUtil considered harmful... What next?

2006-08-28 Thread Bob Arnson
Joe Kaplan wrote: Bob, you are my hero. :) I try.g Here is a WiX fragment produced by tallow of a registry dump of a custom event log and two sources that were produced by a .NET installer class run against the .NET 1.0 from a fairly old VS.NET install project I used in the past with

Re: [WiX-users] Feature issue

2006-08-28 Thread Bob Arnson
Calin Iaru wrote: I have an ExitDlg which launches notepad if Admin feature is selected. The problem is that the editor is launched even during typical setup, even though the feature level is set to 0. What am I doing wrong? Hard to say without seeing some code. What are you

Re: [WiX-users] How to not dispaly a dialog box when feature is not selected

2006-08-29 Thread Bob Arnson
Brad Edwards wrote: I have a Dialog Box that I need to display if a specific feature is selected in the feature tree. If I unselect the feature, the dialog box still displays. How do I keep it from displaying if the feature is de-selected. In the control event of the

Re: [WiX-users] ControlEvent, DoAction, WixUI_minimal

2006-08-31 Thread Bob Arnson
Denis Kolygin wrote: Are there any way to populate ControlEvent table without adding all that UI/Dialog/Control/Publish into my .wxs file? No, but in WiX v3, you can add floating Publish elements to add behavior to existing controls. The idea behind is that I'm using WixUI_minimal and I

Re: [WiX-users] how to not show feature size

2006-09-06 Thread Bob Arnson
Don Tasanasanta wrote: Is there a way to not show the size of a particular feature in the SelectionTree but still have the other features show their size? I don't think so. The EventMapping table doesn't support conditions so everything ends up getting mapped between the

Re: [WiX-users] Elevating custom action on Vista

2006-09-06 Thread Bob Arnson
Dana Gutride wrote: Is it possible to elevate a custom action that is called during the UI sequence in Vista? During my install, I'm doing prerequisite checks during the UI sequence, a couple of them require administrative privileges to complete. I'm seeing some mixed information online

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