[wix-users] Best Practices Question on Conditionally Setting Multiple Properties

Gary M garym at oedata.com
Thu Apr 21 23:59:17 PDT 2016

Ughh never mind, the properties element under feature elements doesn't
play. (too tired)

Any suggestions or am I stuck with defining many properties ?

On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 11:46 PM, Gary M <garym at oedata.com> wrote:

> I have a best practices question about conditionally setting about 60
> properties.
> I'm setting the properties with default values when "NOT Installed".
> When installed, the values are sourced from the registry and  some ini
> files.
> I would like to reduce the number of conditional statements and make the
> wxs a bit more readable and maintainable.
> The only was I can see hierarchically organizing  the properties is to
> place them in a Feature element, make the feature hidden and add a
> conditional element to the feature..
>  Is there a different/better convention to achieve this ?
> v/r
> gary

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