[wix-users] Set Feature in Silent Install for Custom Action

Ven H venh.123 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 4 04:19:29 PDT 2018

Actually, through Custom Action, I am able to achieve it partially, if I
set the Custom Action to be invoked Before LaunchConditions. But because of
this condition, I am not able to access the Feature Properties like
RequestState, CurrentState etc of the Feature. Please help.


On Wed, Jul 4, 2018 at 4:41 PM, Ven H <venh.123 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am trying to set ADDLOCAL and REMOVE properties through a Custom Action
> so that I can control setting features through Silent Install in change /
> maintenance modes also, based on some properties. This may sound a little
> odd, but I have a requirement to control the feature state through
> Properties only in Silent Install. But since I got to know from Rob himself
> that, it is not possible to set Conditions in Feature in Change mode, I
> thought of using Custom Action to set the ADDLOCAL and REMOVE properties
> based on the properties passed from the command line. I tried using
> SetProperty elements also for ADDLOCAL and REMOVE, but no luck. Can anyone
> please help?

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