[wix-users] Custom Actions are getting excluded from MSI

Venkatesh H venh.123 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 2 11:36:56 PDT 2022

Also, the CustomAction.wxs has an <InstallExecuteSequence> element, which
references the custom actions. But still the custom actions are not found
in the MSI table. I also checked and confirmed that CustomAction.wxs is
included in the .wixproj file.

On Sat, Apr 2, 2022 at 11:30 PM Venkatesh H <venh.123 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have an existing Visual Studio WiX project. It has Custom Actions
> defined in a separate CustomAction.wxs file. But the custom actions are not
> getting called, although the conditions are correct. After a lot of
> thinking,I opened up the MSI in Orca and found that these Custom Actions
> are missing in the Custom Action table.
> I cannot add a CustomActionRef element since the Product element is
> implemented in a separate framework and referenced as a NuGet package. I
> don't know how to ensure CAs are included in the MSI and getting called.
> Can anyone please help?

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