[wix-users] Questions on Heat Command
Joseph L. Casale
jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Wed Nov 29 04:58:02 PST 2017
From: wix-users [mailto:wix-users-bounces at lists.wixtoolset.org] On Behalf
Of Ven H via wix-users
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Subject: [wix-users] Questions on Heat Command
> Also, I have a requirement to have the ability to dynamically add the wxs
> file references generated by the Heat command to the main wxs
> file, probably as components. Is it possible? Has anyone come across this
> requirement? If so, can you please help?
What do you mean dynamically? When you use heat, you are uncoupling
the explicit contents of a component for example, however you know
you are using heat (you invoked it) as such the component reference is
known ahead of time. The actual contents can remain dynamic.
I have a project where we dynamically generate all the wix source but in
this case the component references are inserted in the same way that heat
invocations are inferred and invoked.
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