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<Package> Element (ClickOnce Bootstrapper) 

The Package element is the top-level XML element inside of a package file.


<Package
    Culture
    Name
    EULA
>
        <InstallChecks>
        <AssemblyCheck 
            Property
            Name
            PublicKeyToken
            Version
            Language
            ProcessorArchitecture
        />
        <RegistryCheck
            Property
            Key
            Value
        />
        <ExternalCheck 
            PackageFile
            Property
            Arguments
            Log
        />
        <FileCheck 
            Property
            FileName
            SearchPath
            SpecialFolder
            SearchDepth
        />
        <MsiProductCheck 
            Property
            Product
            Feature
        />
        <RegistryFileCheck 
            Property
            Key
            Value
            File
            SearchDepth
        />
    </InstallChecks>

    <Commands
        Reboot
    >
        <Command
            PackageFile
            Arguments
            EstimatedInstallSeconds
            EstimatedDiskBytes
            EstimatedTempBytes
            Log
        >
            <InstallConditions>
                <BypassIf 
                    Property
                    Compare
                    Value
                    Schedule
                />
                <InstallIf 
                    Property
                    Compare
                    Value
                    Schedule
                />
                <FailIf 
                    Property
                    Compare
                    Value
                    String
                    Schedule
                />
            </InstallConditions>
            <ExitCodes>
                <ExitCode 
                    Value
                    Result
                    String
                />
            </ExitCodes>
        </Command>
    </Commands>

    <PackageFiles
        CopyAllComponents
    >
        <PackageFile 
            Name
            Path
            HomeSite
            PublicKey
        />
    </PackageFiles>

    <Strings>
        <String
            Name
        >
        </String>
    </Strings>

    <Schedules>
        <Schedule
            Name
        >
           <BuildList />
           <BeforePackage />
           <AfterPackage />
        </Schedule>
    </Schedules>
</Package>

The Package element is required. It has the following attributes.

Attribute Description

Culture

Required. Defines the culture for this package, which determines the language to be used. This attribute is a key into the Strings element, which lists culture-specific strings for product names and error messages during the installation.

Name

Required. The name of the package displayed to the developer within a tool such as Visual Studio. This attribute is a key into the Strings element, which should contain a String element with the Name and Culture properties set to match the Name and Culture properties of Package.

EULA

Optional. Specifies the name of the file in the distribution package which contains the End-User License Agreement (EULA).

The following code example shows a complete package file for redistributing the .NET Framework 2.0.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>

<Package
  xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/2004/01/bootstrapper"
  Name="DisplayName"
  Culture="Culture"
  LicenseAgreement="eula.txt"
>

    <PackageFiles>
        <PackageFile Name="eula.txt"/>
    </PackageFiles>

    <!-- Defines a localizable string table for error messages-->
    <Strings>
        <String Name="DisplayName">.NET Framework 2.0</String>
        <String Name="Culture">en</String>
        <String Name="AdminRequired">Administrator permissions are required to install the .NET Framework 2.0. Contact your administrator.</String>
        <String Name="InvalidPlatformWin9x">Installation of the .NET Framework 2.0 is not supported on Windows 95. Contact your application vendor.</String>
        <String Name="InvalidPlatformWinNT">Installation of the .NET Framework 2.0 is not supported on Windows NT 4.0. Contact your application vendor.</String>
        <String Name="InvalidPlatformIE">Installation of the .NET Framework 2.0 requires Internet Explorer 5.01 or greater. Contact your application vendor.</String>
        <String Name="InvalidPlatformArchitecture">This version of the .NET Framework 2.0 is not supported on a 64-bit operating system. Contact your application vendor.</String>
        <String Name="WindowsInstallerImproperInstall">Due to an error with Windows Installer, the installation of the .NET Framework 2.0 cannot proceed.</String>
        <String Name="AnotherInstanceRunning">Another instance of setup is already running. The running instance must complete before this setup can proceed.</String>
        <String Name="BetaNDPFailure">A beta version of the .NET Framework was detected on the computer. Uninstall any previous beta versions of .NET Framework before continuing.</String>
        <String Name="GeneralFailure">A failure occurred attempting to install the .NET Framework 2.0.</String>
        <String Name="DotNetFXExe">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=37283</String>
        <String Name="InstMsiAExe">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=37285</String>
        <String Name="Msi30Exe">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=37287</String>
    </Strings>

</Package>

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