[wix-users] run installed application after setup doesn't work as expected wit custom ui sequence

sampat magi ssmcs060 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 03:16:54 PST 2015

Open the source file WixUI_InstallDir.wxs and check for

<Publish Dialog="ExitDialog" Control="Finish" Event="EndDialog"
Value="Return" Order="999">1</Publish>


On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 4:43 PM, sampat magi <ssmcs060 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> we cant see ur wxs file. Did u attach the file? if so, it doesnt work here
> it seems. just copy whole source or drop it on web and add the link.
> Sampat
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 4:35 PM, Ike Casteleyn <Ike.Casteleyn at compufit.be>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm new to wix and trying to create an installer.
>> What I want:
>> An installer that gives the customer a possibility to choose the
>> installationdir, no license agreement dialog and optionally runs the
>> application after setup.
>> What I did:
>> I took the the sample wxs-file from
>> http://wixtoolset.org/documentation/manual/v3/howtos/ui_and_localization/run_program_after_install.html
>> Candle and link this step, works as expected (setup closes, application
>> is launched).
>> I then changed the WixUI_Minimal to WixUI_InstallDir and added the the
>> wixui_installdir property.
>> Candle and link this step, works as expected (setup closes, application
>> is launched)
>> Next follow the steps in
>> http://wixtoolset.org/documentation/manual/v3/wixui/wixui_customizations.html
>> to change the dialog sequence.
>> The same steps performed, only the Publish for the ExitDlg is kept as
>> previously.
>> Candle and link this.
>> Behaviour I get:
>> the setup doesn't close (whether the checkbox is checked or not) during
>> install
>> the setup doesn't close when uninstalling too.
>> I have added my wxs-file.
>> The guids in that file are correct guids (but dummies).
>> What am I doing wrong?
>> Best regards,
>> Ike
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